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Page 67 text:
They also learned to mend the boys' suits which had been torn
after hard games in other lands.
Ons day while the'students were-adwiring a mevia-sthr one
young girl said, nGh tell us,N1ss Christiansen, how we can
make ourselves as beautiful as she.H
Then said Miss Christiansen, HThis movie star is lovely
to look upon because she has lovely apparel and all the means
of keeping herself beaut1fu1.Her skin remains fair, her fhair
keeps its gold, and her lips are ever red and her eyesf shin-
ing because the means which she has of keeping lovely are in
jars of creams and powders and soaps.H And so they studied ab-
out the washes and the creams and in a little while they knew
the ways of making themselves as lovely as the movie star.
Not only did they study about beauty in clothing and ap-
pearance but in household tasks as well. One day when they
were talking about wash1ng,M1ss Christian- I
sen told them how to sort a wash and which ,Ag
was to be put in themwiashlng mach1neWfi1rst.A
And when she had finished. she asked, "Now, E
Shirley, what would you put in the machine gif?
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When they were in the kitchen cooking they
made baking powder biscuits, but two of zfjfxy 1
the.ma1dens forgot the baking powder, and ffpffj
it took two hands to lift the biscuits.
Page 66 text:
ISS Christiansen the director of home econon10S
an interesting one over the long vovage, While
she pondered some of the maidens of the Argo ask-
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f hga Q pondered on hqw She was going to make her course
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ed her about a
Home Economics Club. They called a meeting of
all the girls who were interested in home economics. When they
assembled there were 29 members. With pride and joy they chose
Lillian Smith, president of the club.
Instead of charging dues in their organization the , girls
made candy on the voyage. When the Argonauts competed in games
with the people of strange lands, they sold their candy to the
Miss Christiansen was sympathetic and help- Economics
ful, and therefore the girls ln home economics
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brought unto her their personal
troubles and cares. These they
placed in a box, and every day
the questions on their problems
of dress and manners were taken
out and studied until the girls
were lovely maidens.
All strove to surpass the
others in their work. Miss
Christiansen taught them to see
and feel the quality of mater-
ial before they bought it and
trained their hands to sew gar-
'ments, lovely as flowers,
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