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THE TIKE: OMAHA, TtTKSDAV, MAKCH 21,
ealth Hints -:- Fashions -:- Woman's Work -:- Household Topics
By Nell Brinkley
Copyright. Intrrn'l News Rervloe.
Devoted to IK.
. & WOMEN
TUt pnon who la sibilant
la his fin fct s he could ' gather all the tangled myriad-colored
threads of marled romances and straighten them out as Gracious .
of faeiy-land did with the help of Perdnet All In a night, my
goodness! On the trail of gifts and flowers he would sneak velvet
footed. An what he saw when a girl snapped the white cord with
a smiling i would help Dan C. a heap.
When a Womanis Thirty-Five
Thirty-five and pretty r' queried Bweet
Seventeen, with dubious uplifting of eye
brows. . "I thfnk thtrty-five horrid. How
can one be pretty after thirty T To bo
mora than twenty-aotnethln-or-other
ineana the end of thlnsa for a woman;
l the very word 'thirty ha a menacln
sound. 'Why. one rnuat almoet be get
Tha man retarded her with a amllinr
Indulsanoe. "Tou are forgetting cultiva
tion." aald ha. "and cultivation pute ase
out of ' the question. In tbeea times
thirty apells nothing to a woman. Tha
modern cultured . woman has a oarm
beyond oompare. and what mature
thirty, thirty-five, even forty. Sweet Sev
en, you email bud or innocence i rm
women are as the flowers eome or you
aweet, gentle, fragrant aa tha violet; ele
gant and stately aa the Illy; and even, I
grieve to aay, handaoma and flaunting aa
tha poppy with poison in ita heart. Tou,
Sweet Seventeen, are yet but tha amalleet
of tha white violet buds."
I don't aee what that haa to do with
a woman being thirty-five and old."
pouted Bweet Seventeen; "and I don't
want to be lectured. "When Tm thirty
five I ahall quite have left off caring
about being pretty, or thinking about
clothes, or or. even anything that I like
to think about now."
"It la impossible." aald tha man. very
slowly, tenderly placing his hat, and
smoothing out the flngera of his glovea.
"it la possible for a woman to be at the
smith of her1 beauty even after thirty-
five. Many of tha lovely women of his
tory have been , notoriously beautiful
much later In Ufa than that. Think you,
Sweet Seventeen, that beauty la only
to b found In youth T Youth la tha be
ginning of beauty; tha lovely bud may
become a far, far lovelier flower. Tou
are at tha beginning of life, and life la
brauttful; absorb Ita wondera and reflect
"Admire all that la given unto you to
a 4 lire. Colore, flowera. aa set odors,
. Atmosphere. pictures, tnusle, books,
flcurvee. grace, the loveliness-of nature.
Ji and children and all yonng things. Re
gard tliem wun an appreciating roina,
and realise the appeal they make to your
heart against all that tends to lower
your standard of what la right.
'Tou may dwindle from the smartness
f a young rare horse to the unkempt
epression af the average peddler's don
key If yon neglect your grooming. Iont
childish whispers Is said to be
you see," groaned tha nan. reaching for
his tiat, "that It la good grooming that
keeps a woman going and holds tha
years In eheok? Will you let a mean
Ingleeer discontented life write Ita ugly
lines about your face and develop email
ailments and a constant grumble, or will
you aee to It that your blood dances
freely through your veins and colore
your cheeks with waves of pink, and
Plghta your ayea of heaven's own bluer'
"Cnmm . .11 - - - - -.
VWl. P4I14 111, HM, Ul
tha things of beauty," murmured 6weet
Seventeen; "tell me again that thirty
five la not a nightmare to be dreaded, or
something to fear and to fight and that
makea one old. worn and gray In tha
fearing and fighting."
Advice to Lovelorn
By Beatrice Fairax
Try Work at Uoaao.
Pear Mrs Fairfax: I am 8 years of
age and am very plain looking. I am
not very popular and I find much leisure
time through the days which I aim at a
Ioms to utilise to good adventsge. As I
do the housekeeping here I feel that I
could do soma sort of home work during1
my spare time. I ran sew well and like
to write, if you would be so kind aa to
Inform me through the (taper as to how
I might secure home work you will
A LONESOME STRANGER.
If you sew well enough, why not at
tempt to do home dressmaking. If you
have neither the time nor tha Inclination
for this, you might attempt to secure a
little fancy work from the shops, or yon
might make cake, cookies, etc, and try
to place them through the nearest
Dear Miss Fairfax! A friend of mine
once had a very intimate girl friend.
They were both very fond of one another,
but through a third party these two
friends separated two years ago. fiinre
that time they have spoken but little and
are not the same friends as they wero
before the other girl earn between.
Now. would you be so kind as to tell
me what I ran do to have their friend
ship renewed, as I know It would be 'he
teat thing for both. A. Z. .
Don't try to play Providence. ' Yoii
really have no way of knowing whst will
be the best for your friends. If they are
managing to get along nicely without,
each other, let a ell enough alone.
-. There are some tender-hearted girls who sense life In every
thing that moves even if it be a breath of wind as the flower sways,
who are kind to everything, snd who would caress and love s
flower for 11s own soft sweet sake even if it came from a man
whose name makes her lip cur. A' course here wnat could an
eavesdropper do but go back with "nothing to report" from the
front? But the "see-er of things" would know. For there woujd
be no ghost of a lover hovering over the dewy mass of the blossoms
that brought his heart along.
Fevers that Bloom in Spring
By WOODS HUTCHINSON, M
It seema painfully ironlo that the ap
proach of tha fairest and moat charm
ing seaaon of the year, spring, ahould be
heralded by the fiercest outbreak and
w id oat spread of diseases of any 'month
in the calendar year.
Not only doea every country doctor well
know that his heaviest professional work,
hla longest rldea and his shortest snatches
of sleep Invariably come Just at the
period when the spring thaw haa dropped
the bottom out of tha country roads, but
the very Roman name In our calendar of
the month which, at Mediterranean latl
tudes, correspond to this dread period Is
February, tha month of fevers the
And, of course. It haa been a elaasle
canon of pathetlco-romantlo literature
that the wan and wasted victims of the
great white plague struggle through the
winter to fall and fade with the coming
of tha spring flowera.
For once tha findings of modern acience
and vital etattatlcs firmly and unml
takably support an ancient popular Im
pression. Not only doea tha general death
rate In almost every city and country of
the temperate sone mount steadily from
Ita lowest point In July up to Ita climax
In March or early April, but tha same
ateady and fatal rise Is found In their
curve when we map out tha ravages of
moat of our serious Infections diseases.
This Is rather surprising, for while It
seems - natural and proper enough that
there ahould be an Increase In tha coughs,
colds and consumption group of diseases
which are supposed to have to do with
chills, exposures and wet feet at thla
moat trying and changeable seaaon of the
year, there doea not appear, on the sur
face, any good reason why dlseaaea like
scarlet fever, diphtheria, meaalaa and)
whooping cough, which are pure tnfea
(Ions and are not supposed to have any
thing particular to do with tha weather,
should also reach their high water mark
In the spring.
But the same causa really underlies this
Increase In deadllnesa of all these widely
different diseases, though that causa
not the changeable spring weather.
Try'11, undoubtedly, as the erratic
weather of the approach of spring is
with Ita delicious spells of relaxing
warmth and their accompanying "spring
fever," followed by sudden and ahlverlng
relapaea Into winter with six Inches of
snow on the ground. It la not the mere
violence of Ita vibrations that plays the
chief part in throwing our human harp
out of tune.
Variety la tha very breath of Ufa to us.
we thrive on sudden changes of tempera
ture, and almost anything In the way of
weather, abort of tha vilest. Is better
than monotony or stagnation.
It Is not the March weather we suffer
from in . March, but tha December and
January and February weather, which
haa then piled up Its effects upon ua to
me Dreaxing point, in other words, we
are sick in March,, not bccaum It Is
March, but because It Is the month that
follows January and February.
If we could suddenly put July In Ita
place, weather and all, we would suffer
Just the same, though probably not quite
so severely, because we could take the
open-air euro and enjoy It.
The deaths and diseases snd break
downs of early spring are piled up there
by the accumulated strains of four
months of winter's cold keeping us pris
oners In our houses, sealing up doors and
windows, stewing In our own breaths,
with unlimited swapping of disease
germs backward and forward under hot-
In most climates four months of win
ter gloom and smoke, cloud and foge.
cutting the hours of sunshine of the
short winter day down to 4) per cent of
the summer and fall average. Every
thing fades In the dark, except disease
germs and other moulds and slimes
Bo don't be afraid of the blustering
spring weather. It Is the best antidote
and aura there is for tha plied up poisons
In your system and biliousness and dark
brown taste In the mouth of your long
By a curiously similar mistaken logio
the Romans used to o.ame tha fickle
weather of tha early spring unjustly and
accuse It of causing malaria "The sun
of March that breedeth argues." as Virgil
Its genial warmth did not "breed
malaria In tha human body, but It did
thaw out the early mosquito and encour
age It to fly abroad and bite.
Indeed, It Is probable that quite a share
of the bad reputation of February ss the
j iv, er mourn, 111 liajuuc tunes, was uuv 10
But hi flowers! The spyer with the eyes of the medium here
would chjck'e deep and write In his little black note-book with s
sharp pencil. "I've found her out find description of t' e man over
page." For, over the red and white roses she held in cupping,
caressing hands and brushed tenderly against her lips, cob-web
like, spun frm velvet rose to satin one glistening with dew, would
bend the rliude of a face, Just a man's hardy, perhaps homely face
but very splendid to the girl who eyes him above his flowers.
malaria spread by tha early birds of the
mosquito family, who were extremely
hardy and would eagerly take a chance
almost any time that the mercury rose
ten degrees above freeslng.
And It la possible that our famous
'spring fever'' tradition, had Us origin
In malaria, and the stretchy, yawning.
good-for-nothing sensations that come
S'ol at All
Jones Does my daughter's piano prac
tice annoy youT
Nelshhor Oh, not at all. But tell me;
what does she wear mittens or boxing
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Do You Know That
A candle which has burned too low to
remain In the cadlestlrk can be used to
the very end If removed from tha etick
and placed on a penny.
A whale carries nearly two tons of
whalebone In his head.
Parliamentary publlcationa In England
are called Blue Books, from their blue
covers. The corresponding colors of gov-
rnment publications In foreign coun
tries are: FTance. yellow; Germany and
Portugal, white; Italy, green, and Spain,
The violet la tha national flower or
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It comes to you packed
Undo Sam endorsement
The Oval Label Is Armour's
Glendale Is the delicious, eoonorn
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