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Diary of a Fashion Model
She Learns That Checked Gingham Should Be Treated Like
Oilier Plaids
Madame sat sombrely on the carv
ed "throne chair" at the far end of
the studio, looking like a queen sit
ting in judgment. Julie walked past
her, then stood still and turned around
slowly. Madame shook her head in
"I don't like the lines of the f rock
not for Miss Ashforta. Come Julie,
we'll go up to Miss Westlcy and talk
things over."
There being nothing more Import
ant for me to do I trotted along, cur
ious to know what Madame was going
to have changed about the frock.
Miss Ashforth had asked for a street
frock that could be tubbed. She said
that she preferred any material to
linen, so Madame suggested gingham
in a plaid design of lime green and
Miss Westley had the frock ready
for the first fitting yesterday, and as
Madame happened to be away when
Miss Ashforth came it was tried on
and sent back to the workroom. Today
Madame asked Julie to slip on the
frock that she might see wether it
was coming along all right.
Upon seeing Madame Miss Westley
-said :
"You don't like the frock. It is a
disappointment to me, too somehow
it. seems to lack smartness."
"The frock needs more trimming,"
Madame answered. "Checked ging
ham of that type ought to be treated
as if it were a plaid material of silk
or worsted. There is too much of the
plaid in this model. We must use
more of the plain green.
"In the first place, eliminate the
chemisette and collar of white organ
die. Miss Ashforth wants a setreet
frock of almost tailored lines. In its
place use a vest of plain green linen
with a turned-down collar. Extend it
several inches below the waistline,
and fasten it with coin-shaped pearl
"The belt is right just as it is. 1
like the large pearl buckle. It will
improve the skirt 50 per cent, if you
make large 'saddle bag' pockets of
the plain green and suspend them
from the belt by means of narrow
straps, which should be cut-in-one
with the pockets. While the pleated
skirt is very good looking, it's too
"The leeves are perfect with the ex
ception of the cuffs. Instead of the
frills of organdie, finish them with
turned-back cuffs of green linen. They
should flare a trifle, and shouldn't be
more than three inches in width.
When these alterations are made the
frock will be extremely attractive. If
designed properly there's nothing
Housewife vs. Wheatless Days
Are American housekeepers keep
ing wheatless Mondays and Wednes
days in their homes? The responsi
bility of supplying the Allies in this
war with wheat until next summer
has now been shifted to her sTioulders.
The farmer and the shipper have done
their work as far as this wheat crop
is concerned. The harvest has been
gathered, an ample supply reserved
for home use, and the surplus has al
ready been shipped to Europe.
There will not be another wheat
crop until summer. From now until
then every loaf of bread that finds its
way "over there" to the home of the
burdened mother or into the out
stretched hands of a hungry child will
mean that someone here in America
has kept Wheatless Days.
And what does this mean?
It means first of all that no wheat
cereals are served at breakfast.
Do not serve rolls muns, hot cakes,
or any kind of bread containing wheat
flour for this entire day. Most of the
so-called war breads or Liberty'
breads have one-half or one-third
wheat flour. These are meant for
other days. If the housekeeper is
going to keep wheatless days wholly,
she must serve no bread on these days
with a grain of wheat in it.
Can this be done?
Yes. it can and is being done today
in patriotic homes from coast to coast.
And this is the way the housekeepers
arc managing it.
For breakfast and lunch or supper
they are serving one of the many
corn, oatmeal, rice or rye hot breads
that require no wheat whatsoever.
The following recipes fill the bill
and require very little time for prepa
The celebration of the Passover will
begin at sunset today and will be ob
served by the Jewish residents of
Bridgeport in all the synagogues. The
services will be unusually solemn this
year because of the war. Speciai
prayers commemorating the freedom
of tho Jews from the Egyptians will
be read.
The War Department announced
the resignation of Col. J. P. Wood as
chief of the woolens branch of the
supply and equipment division.
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liana naratea la each
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lat af arte.
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Miracle, Hat St. a tark Ave
in Trimming.
smarter for all-round year than a
gingham frock.
"Now, Julie, we'll pay a visit to
Marcelle and see what she has done in
the line of a hat for Miss Ashforth's
Marcelle had taken a sample of the
gingham and had found a chip hat of
the exact tone of green. It was a
modified sailor shape with a rather
high crown and a brim which turned
down slightly. Miss Ashforth has
dark hair, so Marcelle faced the brim
with white satin. As trimming she
used straw flowers that shaded from
A Gingham Street Frock.
the darkest to the lightest green. The
hat was simple but very effective.
Madame was charmed with it, saying
that it would lend character to the
gingham frock.
On our way back to the studio
Madame said:
"Gingham frocks would be nice for
you girls. I'll design some for you
the first day we aren't rushed o
Julie and I were delighted at the
very thought of having gingham
frocks on the order of Miss Ash
forth's. We've been praying for a
rainy day ever since. Not so many
folks come to the studio when the
weather is bad.
Oatmeal Biscuits.
One cupful oatmeal, 1 cupful rye
flour, 2 tablespoonf uls fat, 4 table
spoonlfuls baking powder, liquid, .1
teaspoonful salt.
Mix the fat and flour, which has
been sifted with the baking powder
and salt. Add enough liquid to make
a soft dough. Turn on rolling board
and roll to about one-half inch in
thickness. Cut with a floured biscuit
cutter. Bake about 15 minutes.
Cornmeal Dodger.
Two cupsful cornmeal, 1 teaspoon
ful sa.yt, 2 teaspoonsful fat, 1 cup
fuls boiling water.
Pour the biling water over the
other materials. Beat well. When
cool, form into thin cakes and bake
30 minutes in a hot oven. Makes 14
For dinner on the wheatless days
do not serve any bread. Its place
may be amply filled by serving both
rice and potatoes for this meal. Do
not serve either spaghetti or maca
roni on this day, for these are both
wheat products. If any pastry is
made, make the crusts of cornmeal or
the following oatmeal recipe:
Oatmeal Crust.
Two cupfuls finely ground oatmeal
1 cupful boiling water, 1 teaspoonful
Scald the oatmeal with the water.
Add fat and mix thoroughly. Roll
very thin and line small pie or tart
tins with the mixture. Bake in a
hot oven.
There are plenty of wheatless des
serts for both lunch or dinner, such
as gelatine jellies with fruit and nuts,
cereals molded with dates or raisins'
fresh or dried fruits, oatmeal or bar
ley flour puddings and cornmeal tarts.
Birthday Bio-Briefs
To Parents and Teacherti Get
Ycur Children to Read This
Instructive Daily Feature.
Margaret Davy, a young woman
convicted of having poisoned several
persons, was boiled to death on this
date in 1542, being the first person
to be executed in that fiendish man
ner, under a statute passed by Henry
VIII. Richard Roose, a cook for the
Bishop of Rochester, upon conviction
of having poisoned two persons,, suf
fered the same horrible punishment.
The act, statute 22, Henry VIII., pro
vided that persons convicted of hav.
ing caused the death of anyJT.ie
through the administration of poison
should be stripped and thrown into a
large vat of boiling water to be pro
vided for that purpose. The act was
repealed In 1547. Boiling to death is
still a mode of capital punishment in
some parts of the interior of Asia.
Guild of St. John's Church
to Seek Accession of
Workers to Ranks
Minute Women to Be Form
ed Into Military Organi
zaton Social News
Arrangements for carrying on a big
membership drive for the Bridgeport
branch -of the Needle Work Guild of
America were made at a meeting of
the committee at St. John's church,
and the campaign will start in the
near future. The work is for the
benefit of needy institutions which
are supplied with garments. The
guild officers are:- Mrs. J.-P. Omans,
president; Miss Sanford, ' first vice
president; Mrs. M. M. Downer, second
vice president; Mrs. C. E. Weeks,
third vice president, and Mrs. Jane
Adams, secretary; Mrs. A. B. Beers,
assistant secretary, and Miss Daisy
Raymond, treasurer. The large num
ber of section presidents voted in at
the recent meeting means a very
large subscription of garments to
meet the new war demands in the
coming year. ,
The section presidents including the
new ones are: Mrs. A. W. Burritt,
Mrs. E. W. Downs, Mrs. Nelson
Downs, Mrs. Winthrop Pyle, Mrs.
Glover Sanford, Miss Eleanor Painter,
Mrs. F. W. Smith, Jr., Mrs. Henry
Veith, Mrs. J. W. Wright, Mrs. W. R.
Webster, Mrs Robert C Adams, Mrs.
K. T. Beers, Mrs. Charles Deas, Mrs.
John T. King, Mrs. MacLeod, Miss
Phyllis Tomlynson, Mrs. C. G. Waldo,
Mrs. E. K. Nicholson and Trinity
church society.
Organization of the Minute Women
into a military formation, in com
panies fully officered was decided upon
yesterday at a meeting held at the
office of the Bridgeport War Bureau.
The companies will have not less than
25 members, nor more than 50, and
will have captains, lieutenants and
sergeants. Meetings of the women's
committee will be held every Tuesday
at 2 o'clock.
Following are the committees
named to have charge of the annual
Easter ball to e given by Bridgeport
lodge of Elks at the Stratfleld, next
Monday evening:
Floor John T. McCormick, chair
man; George N. Finklestone, John
Fitzpatrick, Frank Funkie, Thomas
Devitt, William B. Prendergast, Dr.
J. R. Flynn, W. S. Buckley, Harry
Christie, J. C. Hamilton, Harry
McCabe, James Lawler, George Well
ington, E. F. McGovern, John L.
Hickey and William Miealla.
Whist Dr. B. B. Plumley, chair
man; Thomas Reddy. William Mc
Gauley, George Loth, Dr. C. A. Ryder,
Harry Bowman, F. C. Buckmiller,
William L. O'Donnell. B. B. Brady,
J. F. Brady.
Arrangements Lawrence T. Gal
lagher, chairman; Humphrey A.
Moynihan, Henry Greenstein, R.- R.
Mead, Hubert J. Donnelly, James T.
Trainer, Aiden Fardee, F. C. Fassan
ello, John J. Conway and Samuel L.
The 11 o'clock toast will be given
by Peter F. Bellew, exalted ruler, and
John F. McDonough, past exalted
ruler. The proceeds of the ball will
be donated to the various funds.
Mrs. Lewis B. Curtis of Waldemere.
avenue this afternoon is entertaining
the members of the company of Min
ute Women of which so is first lieu
tenant, and of which iMrs. E. W.
'Downs is captain. Pledges will be
signed during the meeting. Other
members of the company are: Mrs.
H. !U Sterrett is second lieutenant,
Mrs. James Augur, Mrs. William D.
Bishop, Mrs. Edgar W. Bassick, Mrs.
Roscoe Bassick, Mrs. George M. Bald
win, Mrs. Charles B. Benedict, Mrs.
Frederick B. Curtiss, Mrs. Henry
Glover, Mrs. Charles Goodsell, Mrs.
John G. Howland, Mrs. Robert
Hincks, Mrs. Elmer Havens, Mrs. W.
G. Lineburg, Mrs. William Morrison,
Mrs. Edward K. Nicholson, Mrs. A.
W. Paige, Mrs. John F. Pullman,
Mrs. A. L. Riker, Mrs. Roessler, Mrs.
William ID. Spencer, Mrs. J. R. Sprott,
Mrs. DeVer H. Warner, Mrs. George
W. Wheeler, Mrs. Charles G. Walldo,
Miss Jessie Hawley, Miss Susan San
ford and Miss Marion DeForest.
Judge William H. Oomley, who is
one of the Four Minute Men, spoke
to the pupils ot the High school yes
terday on the war, and their interest
in it. His talk more directly con
cerned the sale of the war savings
stamps. It was one of a series of pa
triotic talks given weekly m tne audi
torium. The food sale held yesterday after
noon in the Art league rooms under
the auspices of the Comfort club was
very successful. The home made
goodies were quickly sold and a large
sum was realized from the sale.
Mrs. Fred Hedegarde of 304 Colo
rado avenue was hostess last evening
at her home for the ladies of the Dan
ish church. (Plans for a dramatic en.
tertainment to beg Iven soon were
discussed. -
An excellent menu has been pre
pared for the dinner which will pre
cede . the Easter Monday dance at the
Black Rock Shore and Country club
Many reservations have already been
made. The dinner will be from 7 to
11 o'clock and there will be dancing
with music by Speidel until mid
Mrs. Marie Coverdale, wlio recently
returned . from ' England where she
performed numerous duties connected
Sure Sign of the
Approach of Summer
ft i ' t
Summer is coining and with it- are
coming a number of new style bathing
suits. This one is made of .pearl gray
Jersey cloth. The belt, collar, trou
sers and lower part of skirt are
striped in rose. The cap is also in
rose anli the flowers are made of rub
ber. Unusual features of the costume
are the laced waist and the toelt which
is different from usual modes. There
are no elaborations or other extraor
dinary trimmings. It is absolutely
simple and very pretty.
Mary Boyle- O'Reilly, "Sister Marie"
wno is to deliver one of the war lec
tures in the program of the Bridge
port Chautauqua to be given under the
auspices of the Bridgeport Pastors' as
sociation in the High school assem
bly hall April 22 to 26 inclusive, is a
daughter of John Boyle O'Reilly, Irish
poet and journalist, of Boston, and
has much of her father's adventurous
spirit. She has been arrested in every
country of Europe now at war except
Miss O'Reilly followed the fortunes
of the soldiers on many fronts, and
has the honor of being barred on
every frontier leading to Germany. She
was in Paris during the battle of the
Marne, at Calais during the battle of
Loos, and walked across Belgium dur
ing the period of frightfulness. , She
will give her lecture "One Thousand
Days Back of the Front" Wednesday
evening April 24, and will have some
experiences to tell which will thrill
her audience.
Besides Miss O'Reilly there is a
wealth of other good features in the
Chautuaqua program for this year.
Dr. Willard Scott will lecture on
Ideals in War Time." Dr. Valeria
Parker will tell the "Story of Life" a
lecture full of interest for women and
girls. Mrs. Christobal Whitney Kidder
will read the war play "Lilac Time",
Richard Davis will give an entertain
ment in magic, Reno B. Welbourne
will mystify with scientific experi
ments under the title of "Modern
Miracles," Chauncey J. Hawkins will
tell of the denizens of the Northern
woods, and there will be splendid con
certs by the Schubert Male Quartet
of Boston, The New York Brass Choir
and two by the Bostonia Sextet Club
of Boston.
The program is a most varied and
interesting one, and promises delight
ful entertainment and instruction.
Course tickets are now in the hands
of members of the Pastors' associa
It is reported at Stockholm that the
Germans have released the Swedish
steamer Princess Ingeborg.
Senator Robinson introduced a bill
in the New York Legislature to tax
outdoor advertising signs or devices
on a space basis.
German newspapers announces that
General Paul Bloeh von Blottnitz, a
commander! of an infantry division,
was -killed in action.
with the war work in that country,
will lecture before the members of the
Black Rock Country club. Red Crpss
auxiliary, when they meet for their
weekly work hour, Friday evening.
Members of the Knitting club of the
Black Rock Country club, will meet
at the club house tomorrow evening
at 8:30 o'clock.-The membership of
the club is .now 15 and the work
which is being done each week is su
pet-vised by Miss Louise Kelley.
' A frankfurt roast was enjoyed Sat
urday evening at the home of Miss
Jane and Miss Mildred Crowell, -132
Burroughs street. Dancing and music
was enjoyed during the evening. The
guests present were the Misses Jane
Crowell, Mildred Crowell, Myrtle
Davies, Mary Dunleavey, Emmo
Burns, Doris Meyer, Helen Bolger,
Frances Bolger, and George Burns,
Raleigh Goodwin Leonard - Meyers,
Clifford Connors, John Dunleavey,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. T. Bolger, Mr. and
Mrs. Louis : Meyer and Mr." and Mrs.
George Meyers.
Miss Delia Langdon of 252 Stillman
street, who has been confined to her
home for the past week with the grip,
has recovered, and is able to resume
her duties again.
Howard Gregory, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Gregory of Connecticut
avenue is still in a very critical con
dition in the Naval hospital in Chel
sea. His parents have been with him
for the past two weeks, and will re
main until there is a change one was
or another.
Mr. and - Mrs. Raymond Whithead
of Hastings-on-the-Hudson,; announce
the birth of a son, Stanley-Raymond
Whithead: Mrs. Whithead was . Miss
Ethel Ordner, formerly of this city,
before her marriage.
Mrs. James Maher of Fairfield was
hostess for a. meeting of her whist
club yesterday .afternoon.
Robert Phelan, a student at Holy
Cross college, is spending the Easter
time as the guest of his mother, Mrs.
Teresa J. Phelan, of 1838 Noble ave
nue. - .. .
Mr. and Mrs. -Harry Swan of Noble
avenue are receiving congratulations
over the arrival of a son, born in St,
Vincent's hospital.- -
. Miss Lillian Anderson of Noble ave
nue entertained the members of th
Yo-San club last night at her home.
MUsic and dancing were enjoyed by
all and a supper was served by the
Miss Margaret Maloney of Rocton
avenue left St. "Vincent's hospital yes
terday very much improved after a
serious illness.
Mrs. William Brodie of 790 Still
man street was hostess for a meeting
of her knitting club last night. Music
was the diversion of the evening.
Vincent Graham of the Aviation
corps and William Graham of the
navy, stationed at Norfolk, Va., are
spending short leaves visiting their
mother, Mrs. Delia Graham, of 193
Lewis street.
Mrs. Lillian Graether of Carroll
avenue is entertaining Mrs. Frederick
Graether of Newark, N. J., who will
remain over the week-end. ,
Miss Margaret Neithercut, a student
of Dobbs Ferry, is spending the Easter
time holiday as the guest of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard I. Neth-
ercut. Miss Neithercut has as her
guest Miss Minnie Barclay of New
Mrs. Andrew M. Cooper of Brook
lawn avenue left yesterday for Hat
boro, Pa., where she will attend the
funeral of her mother, Mrs. B. F. Jar-
Mrs. Lawrence Cornwall of Park
place left for New York today where
she will join her husband, Lieutenant
Cornwall, and will spend the week
end with him in New York.
Miss Dorothy and Miss Marsrerv
ismitn, students at a school in Brook
field, Conn., are spending the Easter
vacation with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. George W. Smith, of 500 Clinton
Harold K. Murray, son of Mr. nnl
Mrs. B. J. Murray, of 1,680 Iranistan
avenoie, has arriveli. safely in France.
according to word received in this
city. Before joining the army Mr.
Murray was engaged as a clerk in
the local post office.
Dr. Charles W. Gardner of this cit.v
has ibeen appointed a member of the
local Medical Advisory Board, taking
tne place of Dr. Frank M. Tukev.
who recently resigned.
Passiports were given Patrick Mc
Gee, Jr., son of Patrick McGee, the
coal dealer, who expects to leave soon
for France where he will be engaged
in the Red Cross foreign service.
Lieutenant Harry Henry, Jr., of the
Royal Flying conps, who was shot
down while in the air on the British
front, in September, 1917, is a visitor
with friends in this city for a few
days. Lieutenant Henry has had
many thrilling experiences at th
front, and he may return to service
when he has completely recovered
from the effects of wounds sustained
last September.
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Patterson, of
1,210 Noble avenue, are rejoicing over
the arrival of a son . Mrs. Patterson
was Miss Alice Griffin before her
Elliott Logan of Wesleyan college
is home for the Easter recess, which
he is enjoying as the guest of his pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Lo
gan, of 468 Clinton avenue.
Mrs. J. C. Anthony of 10 Edna ave
nue has as her house guest for the
remainder of the week her sister,
Mrs. J. W. Schill of Philadelphia.
The many friends of Mrs. Ralph A.
Daniell of 704 Howard avenue will be
pleased to know that she is conval
escing after a serious illness at the
Bridgeport hospital.
Thomas R. Aston of the. Aston . Mo
tor Car - company has returned from
a -business trip-to New York.
Word has Ibeen received by friends
of Raymond L. Cheney, who formerly
made his home at 472 State street,
telling of his safe arrival in France.
Albert Blanehard, formerly of this
city in the employ of the New York,
New Haven and Hartford R.. R. com
pany, who is of the U. S. navy now,
is spending , a short leave, in the .city
as the guest of friends. -
The discovery of an extensive" de
posit of wolfram and also of molyb
denite in Burma, India, was reported
In London.' 1 - -
Living Her Own Life
Copyrighted, 1918, by Newspaper Picture Service, Inc.
She could hear what I said. I think. Yon see she was fond of music"
and dancing, and laughing, and moonlight, and roses, and the gleam of the
stars upon the sea, and the perfume of the yellow acacia tree in the sun- r
shine; and soft fabrics she liked, and glowing colors and fire that leaped
in the fireplace when it was cold, and
room when it was warm.
Candy she liked, tocn not plain,
in bags, but rich, fruity stuff with plenty of chocolate and done up in won- i
derful boxes with silver tongs. And
tery, and plenty of life, and things going on all the time something going i
on it didn't seem to make much difference what. . r,
And in one of the goings on she
rather a stupid man, if the truth must be told, but ho seemed very wise to
her, and he was handsome in a dull sort of vray, and he could make beauti- j
ful poetry, or anyhow he could recite it not for people in general, dear, bo!
He'd never think of that. :i$
He liked a shaded room, and a
narcissus, and a limp-backed volume of
for him, he said.
I But She
People got on his nerves, he declared, and he hated crowds, and conld?
not endure what he called a mob, and he didn't see how she could stand
it to have a lot of empty-headed, frivolous-minded people talking their j
heads off all tJSe time; and he could strum the ukulele and do a few chords "
on the piano, and sing "The sun has his will of the day" and "The lily bows ' "
her drooping head," and oh, he was just simplv fascinating. - '
He was so sensitive and so sympathetic. Why. he could tell the way . '
she felt just by the way she tied on her veil, and he always understood. He i
was moody himself and full of little. airy prejudices. He couldn't stand a.'
woman who wore pink. There was something so crude about pink: and !.
he hated most very young girls they
Of course she was different; oh, very
She was like a lily herself, he
and aloof. She didn't know what "aloof" meant, but she was sure it wa3
something nice or he wouldn't have said it. He had so much tact and sol
much savoir faire she learned that
care for bright lights and a lot of music and crowds of people any more,;
and just wanted, dusk and lielies and
And all at once it came over her
He'd been married all the time,
about him for not telling her. And she knew he did it lust to spare her i '
feelings, and of course it was a painful subject to him, too, and her mother i
was dreadful about it; and'as for her father but she didn't pay the least'
attention to him. She was going to live her own life, she said, and she :
went downtown, and took a studio, and gave all her time, and all her heart.
and all her pride, and all her loyalty to the middle-aged man wnose name
of interest in life was burning down to ashes. And his wife found out about
it and was awfully disagreeable, and there was a divorce, and the man mar
ried her. ...
I don't think he wanted to very much, but the girl's f atner was ratner an
unpleasant sort of person and he was
Now the girl has two little cnnaren oi ner own, ana me man jiaa a.
studio downtown, and I near there's
doesn't look as if she wanted the other girl to "live ner own me at an. -j
- :
I Only Troubles Now
And she's no longer very young,
ousy she has not yet learned to hide.
deal of trouble. And the man's first
in singing, and people pay a good deal
if the girl wouldn t have been better oil n she hadn't been so crazy to "live
her own life," no matter what it cost her or any one else? .
When making soup, be sure to
cook the meat so it will be palatable
for the meat dish of the meal, that is,
put it to cook in boiling water. After
10 minutes of boiling reduce the heat
and let meat simmer until tender. If a
chuck piece, it may be lightly brown
ed by sauteing in a hot pan brushed
with vegetole, and served as a roast
to be carved at the table.
A cupful of rice adds the necessary
starch to be served with this dish.
After the meat has started to boil, and
the cupful of rice carefully washed.
It is best to buy the rice iff the car
tons. When serving, pile the cooked
rice around the meat on the hot serv
ing platter. No potatoes are neces
sary with this meal. Serve a vegeta
ble such as spinach or tomatoes, a
The formation of the Woman's
Land army to assist in increasing food
production in Connecticut this year
has been reported to the 'Connecticut
State Council of Defense. Question
naires have been sent about the state
and meetings held in rural communi
ities. Three definite objectives are
sought (1) overcoming the prejudice
of farmers to woman labor; (2) mo
bilizing the women, and (3) housing
the women. Five units have been de
cided upon to date and have been as
signed to five different communities.
A high class of intelligent women
can be secured among college women.
The plan is to have the women as
signed in groups of not less than ten,
each group to live under the same roof
and go out to neighboring farms to
work by the day. The working sched
ule will be eight hours a day for not
less than five days a week and the
pay $2 a day. All women workers
must pass a physical examination and
a special committee will decide upon
their ability. The committee recom
mends their employment in market
gardening, on fruit farms and poultry
. The Massachusetts legislative com
mittee on social welfare voted to re
port a bill providing for a 50-hour
week for women and children em
ployed in industries.
Private Paul Little, of Westmin
ister, Md., committed suicide while
on guard at Camp McClellan.
' A convention between the United
States and France for extension of an
old treaty for five years longer was
approved by the Senate.
I met her at the matinee yesterday, the girl who)'
was going to live her own life.
" She's lived it I think, by the way she looks; ;
and I don't think she likes it very well, now that
she's had it. And the worst part of it all is I think
she has discovered it isn't her own life after all, but a i
life that belongs to a good many people in a good many .
different places and conditions.
I tried to tell her about it long and long ago but
she wouldn't listen.
soft, silky negligees to wear in her -.
ordinary candy, the sort that comes :
compliments she liked, too, and flat- j
met a man much older than herself ; i
bowl of violets or a glass vase full of '.
verse, and just hei' that was enough '
Would I l
were so sort of unfinished, he eaid. ;
different. ;
told her cool and fair and fragrant r
expression from him. And she didn't;
verses and him.
like a shock or electricity no was ,
,' -
and people said such noma things -
rather insistent.
anotner gin in n, anu vne msi. sici.
and people rather smile at the jeal-5
And her children give her a good"
wife has made a great success of it;
of attention to her, and I wonder
salad and simple dessert.
Delicious ragouts and stews can ba
made of cheaper cuts coming from the, .
neck shank or plate. Have' youJ
butcher cut the meat from a side of J
meat that has the United States gov
ernment stamp on it. Lightly brown
these cuts by pan frying in a bit of .
bacon dripping, add boiling water to
cover; also add onion, bay leaf,'
tablespoonful of rice, salt and pep-(
per. Let simmer until meat is ten- :
der. A half hour before meat is done ,
add vegetables cut in inch cubes, car-
rots, turnip, parsnip, etc. These add
to the tastiness and make a whole
meal of this dish. Serve with a rich .
brown gravy made by thickening the
gravy the meat is cooked in with
browned flour and adding one-quar-I
ter teaspoonful of extract of beef.
Among the most promising reports
of co-operation by great industrial
companies received by the Liberty.
Loan Committee in New York is a let
ter from the Todd Protectograph Com-,
pany, whose factory and general offices
are in Rochester. This company an- (
nounces It has decided to invest the '
entire proceeds of its business for
April in Liberty Bonds of the third is
sue. The officers expect they will be;
able to subscribe at least $500,000. ' r
Girls! Use Lemons!
Make a Bleaching,
Beautifying Cream
The juice of two fresh lemons -strained
into a bottle containing three
ounces of orchard white makes a '
whole quarter pint of the most re-
markable lemon skin beautifier at;
about the cost one must pay for a
small jar of the ordinary cold creams.
Care should be taken to straia the" .
lemon juice through a fine cvoth, soi
no lemon p.ulp gets in, then this lotiont
will keep fresh for months. Evei
woman knows that lemon juice ts used '
to bleach and remove such blemishes; ,
as freckles, sallowness and tan and is
thei deal skin softener, smoothener ;
and beautifier. ,
Just try it! Get three ounces of
orchard white at any pharmacy and
two lemons from the grocer and
make up a quarter pint of this sweetly
fraerant lemon lotion and massage -
At daily into the face, neck, arms andl
hands. It naturally should neip to
soften, freshen, bleach and bring vat.
the roses and beauty of any skin. It,
Is simply marvelous to smoothes;
rough, red hands. Adv. " .
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