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of entertainment and rest during the
noon hour. In Chicago the Noonday
Rest was established Eeveral years ago,
and - at the end of the first month
claimed a list of COO members. A fee of
twenty-five cents a month is exacted
from the members, who are all Belt-supporting
women. Twelve hundred young
women may be seen in the lunch room
daily .A matron is in attendance in
the rest room, while a woman physi
cian gives her services free of charge be
tween the hours of 12 and 2. The
Ogontz Lunch club also has a large
membership. Founded by graduates
from Ogontz college in 1893, the organ
ization is composed of business women
and girls who pay twenty cents monthly
for the club privileges. Another similar
organization is the Ursula club, which
claims a membership of 400, with an
average daily attendance of 350. The
Business Woman's club has the hand
somest dining room of any club in the
city. It al60 has a room supplied with
a dozen typewriters, where womeu out
of employment may practice typewrit
ing. In the Masonic temple is a beauti
ful room where women may rest at any
time during the day. The Noonday
club also is open to any woman on the
payment of five cents. In nearly all of
the cities a rest and lunch room is pro
vided by the Young Women's Christian
association. The Omaha branch accom
modates over four hundred young wo
men daily, and the Lincoln Y.W.C.A.
has operated a lunch room successfully
for nearly six months.
woman- with-fingers as- pliable as rub
ber. In a recent contest she pounded
out 120 words in a minute, and it is be
lieved that Bhe can do even better than
that. Miss Orr has charge of the half
dozen expert typewriters who are doing
the clerical work of the National Edu
cational association convention in De
troit this week.
A successful partnership has been
carried on for several years in Philadel
phia by Miss Amy E. Blanchard, auth
or of many popular books for girls, and
Mies Ida Waugh, artist and illustrator.
The two friends work in adjoining stu
dios and have recently built adjoining
summer cottages in Portland harbor, to
which they have given the appropriate
name of "The Barnacles."
If love could be guided by reason
If all men's hearts were true
If spring were the only season
If life contained no treason
I'd live with you!
But since the heart is foolish
And men's love mostly false
Since winter winds are ghoulish
And life not one made valse
I'll live eans vow.
A confectioner's establishment in
London managed by women has become
so popular that its kitchen has been
'partially converted into a school where
women are taught the confectioner's
art. Many of the pupils are planning
to become managers of similar estab
lishments. A restaurant and tea room
ere carried on in connection with the
Miss Mae E. Orr of New York, who is
considered the fastest typewriter oper
ator in the world, is a tall, slender young
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Flitting time comes at last, even for
the robin raised in a barrel. The wild
little fellow, who even snapped his beak
fiercely at me, and would not be fed,
would not be petted, showed his plebe
ian descent and lack of discernment by
simply running away, hopping through
a fence and into some dark corner under
my naighbor'6 porch. I suspect the cat
crunched his bones nicely. But the
well-bred, tame robin who would perch
very contentedly on my finger left me in
royal fashion, as a bird of the air should.
His eyes grew big with wonderment,
his whole little body trembled with
fear, or it may have been joy, at the
deed he was about to do. I, being just
a dumb animal, did not understand the
thought that showed in his dark eyes
They glowed with inspiration a sud
den, unfathomable, joyous wisdom
leaped into them. Then, without a
word, his royal highness took his flight.
His career waB begun, and I suppose that
ere this he has learned how to pull
worms out of the ground in most ap
proved spring-board etjle, has viBited
the mulberry tree, and has perhaps for
gotten barrels and the harmlessness of
the strange folks who Bit on porches.
During his very young innocence we
tried to keep from him the knowledge
of the cat. Now he must know that,
too, though perhaps it will not harrow
his little soul greatly until days come
when he himself carries fine fat worms
to yellow mouths in a tree.
There is something very wrong in the
Bystem of domestic economy known to
the birds, or at least it seems wrong.
Why, when they set out to rear a brood
of live, do they make a nest that can
not possibly hold the fledglings until
they can fly? Of course they are very
much like human parents who have
ability to rear three children respect
ably, but whose flock numbers ten. The
little birds fall out of the nest, and the
cat gets them, unlets they are very
strong of wing and limb. The human
fledglings well, Jet us not speak of
MID-SUMMER AND EARLY FALL
Mrs. C. B. Murray of Chicago is man
ager of a bouse boat that will accommo
date twelve persons. Mrs. Murray pro
poses to take parties on a two weeks'
cruise down the Illinois river, and to
make frequent stops and land excur
sions. She says: "Boating, swimming,
walking and climbing for two weeks
ought to give a tired woman new youth,
and that is what my house boat is going
to try to accomplish. If the plan suc
ceeds it will be amplified in the future;
enlarged so as to cover more ground and
accommodate more people. It promisee
to be a success this year."
Low neck effects are universally popular this summer.
We show them in shirt waists and in wash suits.
These garments are made so that they can be worn
either high or low neck. The waists range in price
upward from 97c
The suits range in price upward from $1.97
New skirts of satin, silk and all the new cloths,
the high flounce style with taffeta trimming, the pret
tiest and most effective of the season's productions.
Prices range upward from $3.75 to $10.00
New golf skirts in new designs and colors reds,
greens, browns, greys, castors; prices.. $2.97 to $10.00
We are showing several advance fall styles in the
different garments and ask you to come and see them.
You'll find the inspection interesting.
WE long ago learned that
to argue against a wo
man's preferences was a mere
waste of time consequently we
never try. We sell every good
sort of t3Tpewriter in its best
form. One of these will suit
your requirements. Plenty of
unbiased advice, however, if you
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Whose work with Miss Rivett is favorably known, will
continue to do Manicuring, Shampooing, Hairdressing,
and will give treatment of scalp diseases. Switches
and pompadours made to order and all kinds of hair
work carefully done.
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