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— THE DAILY PRESS. WHITE PLAINS, N. Y„ THURSDAY, APRIL 18,1929. As a Woman Thinks By ELISABETH CUSHMAN mmc Sound HOUSEHOLD Auction Bridge H warn the oddest way In the world for a sea-going monkey to get to New Yorjc. Tet there waa Jennie, her new blue woolen blanket clutched flrtnly In one paw beneath her chin, the other arm firmly encirc ­ ling the neck ot the gentleman from Scaredale. In fact, there were the two of them In the rocking chair, and the rocking chair waa In the baggage car. and while the baggage car rolled toward New York behind the parlor cara, Jennie and the gentleman eat In the rocking-chair and rocked themactvea. The gentlentifii had tried to buy * ticket In Philadelphia for Jen- nla, but the atatlon-maatcr had shook hla head. “ But this animal la half-human,\ protested the gentleman. Still the station master shook his bead. “ Mister,\ he said patiently, \I don ’ t like to contradict you — that there thing you got may be half human but It ain't human enough to make the parlor car. I'll give you the rocker, however, and you can set In the baggage car with It.\ Thus Jennie, who had spent moat of her young life steaming up and down the coast with her sea-captain owner., turned land ­ lubber. She waa like a clumsy over-grown baby. Her master, the captain, had handed her to the curator just as the ship set sail froq^ the Philadelphia pier, and Dr. Dltmars had no choice but t o bring her back to New York without any box or cage around hef. He did Rdfl, “ however, to buy her a blue blanket, for he sym ­ pathised with her sensitiveness to cold. So the two of them rocked happily enotigh, tho Jennie, slightly frightened by her first train ride, clutched her blanket firmly and clung resolutely to her pro ­ tector as he brought her home to the xoo at Bronx Park of which she Is now a permanent- resident and a proud exhibit. The average person Invariably associates the name of Dr. Raymond U Dltmars with tho Bronx Park Zoo and with poison ­ ous reptiles. Jet It Is Just as accurate and Just as much' a part of the picture to associate the name with Scarsdale and with monkeys or hurricanes. Dr. Dltmars Uvea In Scarsdale. He shares his passion for poisonous reptiles with two almost equally strong passions for these other oddly dissimilar objects. - His Scarsdale home Is at 885 Post Itoad. It la, more correctly. Just over the line that marks the boundary of Eaatchealcr It s a drab-colored stucco house quite close to the side of the road In back of It Is the garage — or rather, the studio, which has room at one end for automobiles. I doubt that in all Westchester .there is a building that houses a more Interesting equipment and that hoa wltnescd more Interesting scenes than this one-stnrled stucco edifice In a Scarsdale boek-yar4. Since 1913, when Dr Dltmars built It to experiment with the taking of motion pictures. It has tered beneath its roof experiments' characteristic of every s the development of the motion picture In these last sixteen Dr. Dltmars films many pictures In his studio — the acto course; areanlmalsand reptiles, and there's many a case whe vllllan of the piece can be called perfectly lltrally, though lng back to the good old Victorian vernacular, n deadly viper But that's another story. * Today I thought I'd tell you something of the monkey am of Dr. Dltmars' work. Probably, among all the things he ti me of his simian friends, and of all those about wham he talk Jennie and John Dinlells Impressed me most Of course. I'd member about Jennie — ho let me borrow a photograph of h and Jennie, and on the table of the living room In his house a life-size bronze of the fafhous John Danu-lls- the monkey eve body knows. John Danlells Is dead now but when ho waa ul his Improvement and pi^grcss ware subjects of world-wide terast. Dr. Dltmars used to take him riding frequently. Just give him the air and tho relaxation. The ilde, had only one t feature — John didn't want \them to end. When the car utopj am} it was lime to get out. John would scream with rnge n disappointment and hang on tight to the steering wheel. He v a monkey with a mind of hla own. LINEN AND COTTON OOOD8 ARE HOUSEHOLD LINENS WITH A DIFFERENCE By WILBUR C. WHITEHEAD Tha World'a 'reatest Authority The term \household linens\ has come to signify *U the articles that come under the category of “ fiat ware.” to use a laundry term. The articles may be Unen or not. Once they 'Were ft€nulae Unen. This an- tendatea cotton as a weaving ma ­ terial by many centuries, for. al ­ though there Is no poaltlve proof when cotton waa first woven. It waa not nntU the 13th century A. D. that cotton waa grown In quantity for manufacturing Into cloth. Thera la positive proof In exca ­ vated articles woven of linen that flax woe made Into cloth from the earliest days of human history. It Is natural, therefore-, that It should hsve been first In the realm of household Unena. and that they should have acquired such a name. It la not for priority alone that- Unen has precedence ovsc-fx-Yon today, In certain articles of \house ­ hold linens\ such as towels, nap ­ kins and table napery. Linen has an absorbent quality which makes It especially well adapted to drying wet surfaces, hence Its excellence j for towels. Linen can be given an j extraordinarily smooth finish, hence Its desirability for . nspery which, in its highest grade, is called \linen damask.\ To preserve this marvelous satiny texture. It must be Ironed while actually damp, with a hot Iron and pressure. Heavy INVITING A CAME BID AT CONTRACT 4 K J I t V K Q 9 rtner tq make the gam# bid ; the strength of his hand -. 1 . East's Heart suit and the ting King of Diamonds for- 5 the necessary strength. »vds three No Trumps. “ I KNEW 11 “ j ben-l every energy tq help them Are you ever guilty of saying. ’ “‘ \T*' 5 -' * _ -1-h I i ,, i When the Uttla child Is staggar- Thrre. 1 knew I ju t knew j lnR McrM , th( , ^ in ^ ttioTt to cum happen.\ when one of the , , rIirll WMl< KNOW he win ar ­ ch i Id re make- n mlnialm. nr met I rive safely. Keep saying to yourself. . with an accident 7 Brine home a 1 \He ran. He wjll. He will,\ and ha . ..... .... u,.,,, | wlU. When the child Is school Is *** ’ 1,0 ‘ ' ; trying to master a difficult subject think it over. k-.p knowing foe him and her that As you wntrh n child a* work • the work will come through all al play, making ‘ >n rttnr- of any : right. Tell the child as he struggles kind, your thought follows him. ] at his task that you know he can And thought, remember i,- a power- do It- Praise his effort. Tell him ful force What you think as you I how sortie other member of th* watch the child Is colored by all the |family did well in that subject, experiences you have hail-with him ! (Never eay that* It was one you or her. all your hope? end fears . never could do.) Set the stage for and plans. j his suoerse and keep cheering for ir you have had unfortunate ex-.it- _ peilrnc.es with him your hopes oral 1 am nl«-asking for miracles. I likely to be low. your fears are I am asking >ou to keep off the likely to be ..Wong, W you hold i,'' lyl'r . bock an he struggles to thought Of failure. Of fear, over the -airier- hi/tfSIly woek. He meets child, there U likely to he n fearful (trouble enough, ho works through result. The chilli it likely to Jo - enough difficulties, without tha ad- tify your thought and fail jdltlonol burden of your fear. It la . ......... ,, . , ,,, 1 no credit to parent or teacher when \\ h. no. KNOtV that Ji .. ^ coaleMa th ». tfc.y have ■null-tiling else. Yo.i l-ll n-e'lhat ., ht fBl i ur . (or the aim nnd* r The sea-going monk that turned land-lubber Read about her and her kind friend. Dr Raymond L. Djtmais of Scarsdale. In today's column. \As A Woman Thinks\ VIRGINIA\ VANE SAYS THE SAD CASE OF MRS. • \ flump wonderment rfused to hr directing no fc ceres 7 Though Mrs. Plump »h rously \Grade ive It In the ol can't dance and tske care of two children. I've found that out Haven't time for anything now. 1 hut looking after Jiinlur find Peg. They keep jn* busy enough.\ She settled back complacent!:.'. Then added as an afterthought \If you took entire care of your two I dnre- say you wouldn't be dancing elth- Another Is that the \feel\ of cot ­ ton because It Is of softer fibre. Is warmer Ilian of linen. So cotton is favored In cool dlmatee. Thin reason, since It pertains to climatic conditions, pertains In northern portions of the globe and In the winter time In temperature zonee. while Just the reverse Is true In hot climates and In summer time. Laundry Reasons Another reason, of less Import- I ance. Is that linen musses quicker thin cotton, which latter therefore, retains Its fresh appearance longer. I Since linen Is easier than cotton to | Iron, this disadvantage does not pertain to towels and napery to any degree, for those articles are laundered oftener than bed linens. | The fact of easy Ironing becomes I a distinct advantage In these ar ­ ticles .offsetting the disadvantage of : quick mussing. I rrwcsM and Traits Of recent years, manufacturers have found processes to reduce to I the minimum, this mussing eharac- 1 tertstlc of certain ityles of |lnen I textiles. During the same era. cot- , ton manufacturers have discovered ways of giving a \linen finish\ to | certain type* of cotton textiles. It must be remembered, however, that there are Inherent virtues In each material, and peculiarities that make for a choice for specific pur ­ poses. Tbs competent housewife has learned when to employ the best What Today. Means To ] liahits and are loyal to tha past. Your habits are your salvation and your peril — they may preserve fou from the tyranny of trifles but they tempt you Into ruts. Alice was crushed. Mrs Plump two children Mrs. Plump had two maids. Alice had so many Inter ­ ests It was Impossible for her to give her entire time to her babies Besides Tom wanted her to be with him over the week-ends. Still, there was something accusing In Mrs. Plump's rnsnnei. Mrs. Plump had all but sold that If Alice was a really good mother, she wouldn't know how to danre any more. Alice had met olher women like Mrs. Plump. There was Janet for instance who always looked a per ­ fect frump these days and would occasionally explain her ultered ap ­ pearance by saying . \Heavens. I don't see how you can devote so much time to clothes' I h seen the inside of a dress since my second baby ranie. ss if there were too many thipgs to do.\ There had bee In Janet's tone. also, which ci etl subtly to Alice the Impr that she wo* In wrong birthday, the; ay are from 7 | m 12:15 p. m l i 5:30 p. m. to] If a AprU 18th If your , best hours for you tod a. m. tq 9:30 i. m . fre , to 2:15 p. in. and frnir 7 p. m. the danger from 10.15 a. m In II from 8 p. m. W> 913 | Today, according to i -cal sliui?. promises trate upon worth-while things, but not to the exclusion of social amen ­ ities You prefsr and an Joy tho corn p anions hip of those r.rar your own age. you stick to your old I friends and are rather loath to pick ! up with new ones. Samuel John. 1 son sold \It a roan does not make new acquaintances aa he advances through life, he will soon find him* self left alone. A man should k#sp 1 lus friendship In constant repair.\ -(Religion will play an active part in your life, and you will try to sin ­ cerely live up to Ita tenet*. Tou nre rather Intolerant toward the re ­ ligious views of othrra. and ars ar ­ dent missionary for your own Faith. Tour life promises to be as you wish it. comfortable, contented and secure. Successful People Born April IMh John Young Mason. Statesman. Henry' P. Tappan. Educator. Sanford F. Church. Jurist and Politician. iicnah Magoffin. Governor of 'Kentucky. John Henry Dolph. Artist. Richard Harding Davis. Author. J ames WB arjon M.D Dora Your Body Ugh* lor YouT During the previous epidemic of flu — 1918 — we had a young officer a* a patient In a military hospital whose flu hod gone on to pneu ­ monia. He didn't appear to be very sick, neither temperature or pulse •were very high, and yet as the con ­ sulting physician went Into tho his ­ tory of the cose he said \I'fiff afraid we'll never save this young chap.'' Why? \Because his body I? not putting up a hard enough fight for him. His while corpuscles. which should be Increased many times In numbers, at* r.o) even slightly In- Now a* you know when an ail ­ ment. nn infertlon, attacks the body all your resisting or fighting forces are Immediately stirred to action; the heart beats faster, the temper ­ ature is increased and the little dis ­ ease fighters, the white corpuscle* of the blood, may be increased as ! much as four to eight times their , usual number. You can thus see what a tremen- j dous help they arc to you when you need them. Thus practically 1 will he cYprC. f purpose. «.(■■ really for your benefit. Ths chill ' notifies you that trouble has start ­ ed and the chill .hakes or moves your muscles In an endeavor to The sweating Is an endeavor to gel rid of some ot the itirphi* heat which has been made; too much In ­ ternal heat con cause trouble. Vomiting I? likewise an effort on nature's part to get rid of some of. fending material that has gat Into . the system, and Is really a notlee , to you to do without food fbr a time i so ss not lo complicate matters. I Diju-rhora Is likewise an attempt J on NSturc's pari to-get rid of some 1 offending materia! In the inteatin*. ‘ and diarrhoea should not be check ' ed Ht the beginning of an aliment. Even the eruption that -• arises with some ailments Is an attempt by the blood to get rid of offending 500 species, this mild dla Book.*'\ It's really amazing to discover that monkey* do more than chase around after organ-grinders and beg pennies from the by ­ standers ft'a amazing lo think of a monkey enjoying himself In a bHsaard; flirting with the nnrteel Inman ; grabbing off the nearest loose projectile to hurl with deadly accuracy at somebody or something that has proven offensive. Yet the monkeys of which Dr. Dltmars talks are characterized by these various activities. Did you ever know that only the monkeys ot the New World hov# tolls that are of practical use? Did yoranow-thmt monkeys can be elMIkc and pretty, whimsical and droll, handsome or wist ­ ful? Dr. Dltmars says they can. But his explanations about their tolls arc, I think, tho most fascinating. Old World monkeys go In for long tails Just as New World monkeys do. but tb« African or Asiatic monk grown a long tall merelw for purposes of personal decoration He wa\*fk^ 1 t around or curls It up neatly Just as the whimsy strikes him He never •wings by It or uses It to help him climb. But leave It to the great American monkey lo use everything he's got to get aa.far up as he can! He's 100 per cent efficient — the Babbit of tho Bab- boona! (That last Is highly inaccurate. Baboon belong to tha Old World species).-The Old World monkeys are far more ver ­ satile In their activities than those we have over here. Old World monkeys like water and many of them ore particularly strong and vlrl^J switnmers. This Is especially true of the macaque* Old World monkey* are often less handsome and lea* dignified than thoae of the New World. This is because In some species their bottoms are well-upholstered and quite hairless rfnd smooth. Tho result Is painful for us to look ot but very comfortable for the monkeys to sit down on-and that, of course, was (he Iden in the first place! Dr. Dltmars told me. the day I visited him. that my shoes were mode of the skin of a snake that come from India — and while on the subject of fnahlbn and what It does to nature, he commented on the unhappy lot of the African monkey belonging to the genus, Colobua. Very large and handsome monkeys they are. he said sadly. They grow flowing and lustrous silky hair which sometimes falls in a graceful fringe-at first on the mon ­ key and later on tho collars and cuffs oi satin coats or silk dresses for the people who Just \adore\ that money fur' He knows them all so well-the Mona monkey, with the violet face; the little Weal Afrlcon monkey, black-faccd and pert. Us nose a white smudge as though It were a debutante and had Just given Its face a pal with the powder puff, the burly and savage Rhesus monkey which Is hravy-halred against the blizzards through which It must live during the cold winters of China, the large West African Mangabeya which\ will raise their eye-brows with one — later developing so' strong an affectionate at- ‘ tacWfant for a person that It's dangerous for another to come close enough even to shake hands. He can tell you about the Honuman monkey from Asla'with Its wistful.face; tha African baboons, with their great canine teeth, sharp as daggers, and their GlRLlGAGvP of their chll- s great think. ,pt to find out DAILY FASHION dren. Alice was not a er *o she didn't atom whether any of the*e wherjthey talked lo drudgery of their live: Now when Illness attacks yrmj what you have with which to fight It I* th* resistance of your fighting forces. These forces are what your folks handed down to yon. whot you have .Inherited, and what you So you see It Is a great thing to be \well born\ physically. However, what you have done or ' are doing with wfiit your folks I have given you Is up to you. Can you make any change, real change. In thst body of yours' When you see a heart that Is beating 90 to 100 to the mtnuU with a weak pulse, brought to 70; strong beats to the minute, within 1 eight to twelve-weeks by the simple 1 method of slow running exercises, t you can see what can be done. | And remember, the heart Is tho foundation of thlnga She felt s trifle guilty about She seemed to be chesting was escaping something whlc) haps was her rightful burden doubted ly they must be right. Plumps of ■ueenuful v us believe WITTY KITTY ciuri/JtkrtOM -KIBITZER\ We meat “ kibitzer\ and “kibitz ­ ers\ every so often, particularly In reference to persons who sit about | but do not participate in card games, and oftener than not. dis ­ tribute unsolicited advice and sug ­ gestions to the players. Although the foregoing Is the pri ­ mary Mini ofJJjgjrord. usage has broadened Ita application to Include tho«e who Interfere In the affairs of others, ana who. unmasked, vol ­ unteer their Ideas on how things Permanent Wave* That Look Natural Don ’ t Forget! Vly April Special Still your* to taka ** advantage of rTho summer evening dress Is of- ten white, and In this simple frock of white georgette I have used stress embroidery to give It that In ­ dividuality which Parisian women demand In their frocks. The cut of the skirt, with Its overlapping draperies, Is most graceful In this filmy material: Although I haw used a belt''on this frock, r have kept Uie long line ot the figure un ­ broken. desirably bringing thepiselves and opinions Ipto notice. “ Kibitzer' Is a fine, descriptive sobriquet which somehow (has Nno- eounterport or ■ synonym. '-fC-haa been adopted Into the English bod7 lly from the Russian or German ylddlsh. x Tho glrl-riend says the only man she ever knew who could really car -1 ry everything before him. was a ho ­ tel waiter- By Nina Wilcox Putnam, . The girl-friend says that the | thing which makes a good husband, i» a watchful wife. By Nina Wilcox Putnam. The Daily Press is on sale every afternoon at the Grand Central Ter ­ minal. KUiri SEYMOUR Beauty Salon a Depot I ’ taxa TeL \V. P. 721* 1 WOMAN ’ S NEWS Di tr ] PM ei E> WOMAN ’ S VIEWS I

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