The Beaver Herald (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 35, No. 38, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 22, 1923 Page: 3 of 8
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THE BEAVER HERALD BEAVER. OKLAHOMA
Copr for Thl Dtpartmant Supplied kf
th American Laxlon Niwt 8rTt.)
TO AID DISABLED VETERANS
Mr. C. R. Edwards Boston Wife of
Major General Helps Unfortunate
Men Help Themselves.
Helping the disabled war veteran to
help himself Is the hobby of lira. Clar-
ence II. Edtvarda
of Iloston wife of
Mnjor General Ed-
wards who com-
mantled the Twwi-ty-slxth
In France and n
ber of tho Amorl-
enn Legion nux-
lllary. One of Sirs. Ed-
wards' most Im-
ments has been
the founding of
nn exchange In Iloston whero dlenblcd
veterans may Sell tho products they
innnufacture during tho long days
spent In hospitals recovering from
wnr wounds mid disabilities.
Starting April 10 with a capital of
$2000 contributed by friends Mrs. Kd-
tvnnls hired an ox-service man as
manager and opened tho exchange In
n downtown location. Success attend-
ed tho venture from the start and It
has put thousand of dollars In the
pockets of needy World wnr heroes.
Tho exchange tnkes all articles on
consignment and when they aro Fold
the money Is forwarded to tho hospital
or-to tho Individual patient at tho end
of the month.
The disabled men have cxhlblteu an
unusual versatility In the articles pro-
dnced for sale according to Sirs. Ed-
wards. "One boy makes little canoes
nnd' paints them In pretty colors" Mrs.
Edwards stated. "In one month wo
have sold $75 worth of canoes rnnglig
In price from 85 cents to $1.50. String
belts glrdles'and curtnln pulls aro
very popular. A very good market has
been developed for n veteran who
makes hand-woven homespuns. Juto
rugs for piazzas and woven nigs for
"bathrooms arc also favorites. All kinds
of hammered Jewelry nnd leather cov-
ers and cases aro good sellers."
Sirs. Edwards' exchange has been
-authorized by tho national convention
of tho American Legion auxiliary to
sell articles made by veterans In hos-
pitals of Maine' New Hampshire Ver-
mont Massachusetts Itliodo Island
Connecticut New York New Jersey
Delaware. Slaryland Pennsylvania and
tho District of Columbia.
HE IS VETERAN OF TWO WARS
Wisconsin Legion Man Now National
Vice Commander Was In Spanish-
American and World Wars.
Dr. Edward J. llnrrctt of Sheboy-
gun Wis. national vice commander
of the American
Legion is a vet-
o r n n of both
Born In Woo-
stcr O. Doctor
Dnrrett wns crnd-
LHtofr' uated from tho
L T k University of
L. r Ira Wooster and later
sHHHK!'av W from "'e Bcl'00'
HPiHHIlBtvC ? medicine at the
Dr. E. J. Barrett University of Cln-
cinnatl. He served
s house physician at tho Palmer
House In Chicago until tho outbreak
of tho Spanish-American war when ho
wns commissioned o. -major In the Sec-
ond regiment. United Stntes volunteer
engineers remaining with that organi-
zation during Its stay In Honolulu.
During tho Philippine Insurrection
Doctor Dnrrett was assistant surgeon
of the Forty-first volunteer Infantry
remaining In tho Islands until 1001
Thousands of wounded American
doughboys remember tho work of Doc-
tor Uarrett when I o was In command
of Fox Hills hospital at Staten Island
and later when ho was .chief of hos-
pitals at the port of embarkation at
Hoboken N. J. during tho World wnr.
Doctor Uarrett commanded tho Lc-
Klon post nt Sheboygan In 1020 and
served as commonder of tho Wisconsin
department and national cxecutlvo
committeeman In 1021-1023 In addi-
tion to his work as a member of tho
Legion's national rehabilitation committee.
Not That Kind.
"Do you supposo Ileatem will ever
wlpo out those debts of his?" "No be
Isn't that kind of a sponge."
I An occupation tax against oil oil
and mining operations in Kansas is
proposed In a bill to bo Introduced
by Senator Van Demark. Tho bill re-
quires the payment of 2 par cont tax
on tho gross value of all minerals
taken front this state. Tho revenue
is to be divided EO por cent to tha
Btato and 50 per cent to tho county
vboro the tax originated.
Two "guntoting" bills will be pre-
seated to tho-leglslaturo In the next
few days by Representative Jeffrey
of 'Sedgwick County
AUXILIARY DOES GREAT WORK
Department of Minnesota One of the
Most Active Organizations; Mem-
bership Is Strong.
Tho department of Minnesota has
many dlstlnctlvo features which nmrk
It as one of tho lending organizations
of. tho American Legion auxiliary In
social activities welfaro work and
organization plans. The auxiliary mem-
bership of tho Sllnneeotn auxiliary Is
80 per cent that of tho Legion nnd all
present efforts arc being concentrated
In making that membership 100 per
A unlquo plan for bringing tho
"bachelor" posts to time has been Con-
ceived by the "married posfs and aux-
iliaries." Their location will be broad-
cast by radio all over tho stato of
Minnesota and the auxiliary will mo-
bilize and march upon their strong-
holds not with sword and gun but
with tho same tender devotion be-
stowed upon tho boys In 1017 and 1018
and will prove to tho refractory posts
tho utter futility of longer opposing
Tho popples sold last year by the
.Minnesota auxiliary members wera
made by the hospitalized ex-servlco
men under direction of tho auxiliary
committees appointed for the purpose
at n profit of more than seven thou-
sand dollars to the disabled. The slntc
hospitalization committee jnitde tho
statement that the good accomplished
In lifting tho morale of these men by
giving them this work to do could not
bo measured In money.
Minnesota auxiliary hns n welfaro
fund named for tho first department
president of tho auxiliary In the United
Stntes Doctor Helen Hughes Hell-
schcr of Slanknto Minnesota who Is
now serving on the national hospitali-
zation committee. This fund amount-
ing to $5000 last year was practically
exhausted during tho year but tho
cnmmlttcu Is constantly being reim-
bursed for these expenditures.
Minnesota auxiliary Is fostering on-
other project which ns yet has not
been considered by any other stntoj
that of "Vctcransvllle" whern ex-
servlco men are helped to begin lifo
anew by being assisted In buying hind
on the Installment plan. Tho auxiliary
Intends that this project shall bo the
best of Its kind In tho United States
and will encourage support and assist
In every way whenever ncctiwary.
Mlnnesotn nuxlllary Is proud to bo a
part of an organization with a nation-
al president who Is Internationally
known because of her ability and ac-
complishments and who has given up
all other Interests to servo tho aux-
iliary for one year. Theodoro Ilooso-
volt suld of Doctor Kate Waller Uar-
rett: "She Is ono of the most useful
women In the United Stntes."
PRAISE FOR YOUNG AMERICAN
Philip E. Mosely.
Legion Amerlcanlurr Director Warm
In Compliments fat' Philip Mosely
Essay W n'wr
Philip E. Slosely o V.Vstfleld Slass.
winner In his stato of the American
essny contest on
tho subject "How
Can the American
Legion Itest Servo
tho Nation?" has
pralso of Garland
W. Powell Legion
roctor for his
services In Ameri-
ers In his homo
speaks French nnd Spanish and has a
reading knowledge of Italian nnd Itus-
slan. During his sparo tlmo while ho
was in high school MoRely Rtarted and
conducted Amcrlcnnlsm classes for
Spaniards In Westfleld. He hns prac-
ticed tho help wh'ch ho preached In
his essay for tho Legion contest.
Slosely wns vnledlctorlan of his high
school class and was never absent nor
tardy. Out of school hours Slosely
raised chickens fired furnaces nnd
worked In stores until he had saved
about $000 besides providing all his
own spending money.
Entering Harvard collego last fall
Slosely obtained n scholarship which
pnys his tuition for the first year.
"Tho record of Mr. Slosely Is typical
of tho high character of tho stato win-
ners In our essay contest" Sir. Powell
stated. "Tho American Legion Is
proud of Its younger brothers who
have dono so much to carry out It
State-winning essays will b: Judged
In tho national contest by John J.
Tlgert United States commissioner of
education; E. E. Dtown former na-
tional commissioner of education nnd
S. B. SIcClure the publisher. National
prizes are: First $750; Becond $500;
third $250; the monty to be used as
scholarships. They were awarded by
Hanford SlacNIder past national com-
mander of tho Legion.
Thousands may need n guardix"
but who. Indeed wants to bo ltt
Sparrow Ain't seen ya hangln
round tho Telephone Wire club lately.
Jay Nnhl I'm sick of hearin'
those blomo buslners men yellin' nt
me out of tho windows "Oct off the
lino)" American Legion Weekly.
Dlble School Teacher What was the
Tower of Dabel?
Drlght Willie Wasn't that tho place
where Solomon kept his five hundred
wives? American Legion Weekly.
ij NEW STYLES IN LINGERIE;
?. IDEAS FOR SPRING SUITS g
THE new year presents Its styles in
lingerie nl Its very beginning. Whlto
tho holiday rash was on tho mer-
chants were making ready for their
annual "whlto sales" and tho dny
after New Year's found them Inaugu-
rating a period of special attention to
all fabrics used for making Ungerlo
or underthlngg tub blouses nnd wash-
able dresses and children's tub frocks
There aro not many new stylo points
In women's lingerie but whnt thero
aro denote that undergarments arc ac-
commodating themselves to coming
durability by other cottons or by silk.
At his fixed post "ono of the
ftnost" stands at attention with his
eyes riveted upon n pretty lady In
an unusual suit. It Is safer to wager
that his aro not tho only eyes on
Fifth avenue that have been arrested
In their wanderings by falling upon
this something new In suits. Every
woman will rccognlzo by now that
this particular suit Is ono of tho much-
heralded now three-plccu models.
Tho Idea of tho thrco-pleco Is cer-
tainly In tlm air with different dralgth
This Attractive Undersllp Shows Wider Skirt.
changes In outer garments. For In-
stance tho attractive undersllp Illus-
trated hero reveals a wider skirt and
a higher walstllno. It is in fact a
cnmlsolo and a petticoat Joined In one
garment. It belongs In tho category
of trimmed Ungerlo ns distinguished
from tailored lingerie nnd may be de-
veloped In either silk or cotton wash
fabrics In whlto or light colors. Two
widths In vol loco edging and a nar-
row Insertion provide for Its decora-
tion and satin ribbon having a gros-
grain back Is used for tho durable
It appears that there aro Just as
many garments modo In colored silks
ers handling It In different ways. Somi
of them emphasize long slim line
and tnko up with the new front drap-
eries as In tho suit pictured. Ono can
hardly Imagine anything but a short
coat with n dress of this kind undcr.lt.
Tho' skirt is wrapped about tho figure
ending at tho from it a plaited drap-
ery that Is caught up under tho bodlco
which Is modo of a different material
Tho fabric In tho skirt and coat Is
heavy crcpo woven In n striped effect
and plain crcpo do chine makes tin
body of tho dress which Is blouscd s
llttlo over the glrdlo of crepo do china
This glrdlo hangs In sash ends nt thi
right sldo toward tho back. A ii
Three-Piece Suit Emphasizes Long Slim Lines.
and cottons as In white and tho shades
In demand nro "pink" "peach" "honey
dew" orchid and some light blues. The
demand for bluo has increased unex-
pectedly perhnps on account of the
beautiful shado called "forget-me-not"
which nppeare In the displays.
French triple vollo Is compelling at-
tention among tho finest cotton fabrics
und cannot bo excelled In beauty or
collar fur cuffs and long fur tasseK
that finish the sash ends proclaim thll
a cold weather outllt but If this ful
trimming were gone It would look verj
cortMOMT n iraTUM
FOR THE HOME Elizabeth tumble
D "SI. Wtiurn Nppr Unloa.)
DAINTY THINGS FOR USE ON THE BUFFET
1 1 i t ii
HM Hi III I I Ir-TwaO
No longer uo wo seo tho array of cut glass and silver spread upon an clab
ornto lace scarf to decoroto tho buffet top. Tho dark wood wltli no covering
or with perhaps small muts of Diet or cut work and n fow well-chosen pieces
which harmonize with the furnishings of tho dining room aro all that should
bo used. A colored glass fruit dish with a wrought Iron base nnd wrought Iron
candlesticks to match Is used on tho buffet. Wax fruits till the dish.
PILLOWS FOR USE ON COUCH AND FLOOR
Good looking pillows add so much to n room and aro so easy to make If
ono has a llttlo patience. Tho pillow on tho floor nt the left Is mado of alter-'
natlng bands of velvet and shirred silk with long tnsscls.it each end. At thai
left on the couch Is a pillow of black velvet and brocaded ribbon In peococlc
blues nnd greens. A half round pillow of roso taffeta Is shirred and corded by
wny of trimming nnd on the floor at tho right Is a cushion of apricot crepo.
CONVENIENT PLACE FOR BOOKS
fFR' 1 '
- - I I I
l V I UT i IV AgL
A most convenient place for a few
favorite books Is this llttlo nook under
a recessed window Tho easy chair
and tho good light for reading make a
very Inviting corner. The chair Is cov-
ered with haircloth a very durable
now material In nny solid color such
as blue or taupe. Tho draperies aro
of a neutral grayish shado with checks
embroidered In bright colors. A bril-
liantly colored half-round cushion is
used In tho window seat
FOR THE GUEST DEDROOM
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A taffeta or vitln bedspreuil llko tho
ono Illustrated Is very easily made
and Is very appropriate for tho guest
bedroom. Any pastel shado Is pretty
and the lamp shades and window
drar.rlcs should bo of tho same mate-
rial. The room In the sketch was de-
veloped In rose with mahogany furni-
ture and a gray rug.
THE TEA WAGON IS USEFUL
The tea wagon has long been con
sldercd almost a necessity as a labor-
saver In serving but with the new
dfop-lcaf style It may bo used to serve
an cntlro meal. In a smnll apartment
whero tho living room also docs serv-
ice as dining room n roomy tea wagon
such ns tho ono Illustrated would
make a dining tnbla almost unneces-
sary. How delightful to have one's
breakfast by a sunny window nnd one's
dinner before a crackling wood flro
by Just wheeling the handy tea cart
to a different part of the room.
THE COZY BREAKFAST NOOK
f 1 1 11 11 1 1 h 1 rr
J-' I'l !1
Tills inviting breakfast nook was
formerly the pantry Tho plain tabla
and benches are painted pale green.
Whlto voile curtains and a pot of Ivy
make an attractive window. Checked
gingham breakfast cloths are very ap
proprlate for this Uny room.
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