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The ladies' home journal
Vol. XX, No. 7 (June, 1903)

A girl's social life in summer,   p. 28 PDF (868.2 KB)


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A Girl's Social Life in Summer
OUT-OF-DOOR PLEASURES, WHEN SHE ENTERTAINS, ANI) HER CHURCH INTERESTS
The New Game of Bolo
P-. lrs. Frank Rexsrew
THfIS ganie is played onita
space of level ground only
:ft    fteen feet square. A perfectly
level plot. if the grass is cut
h.iort, makes tie best court.
AL good gamie of bolo cannont
hne hlayed oni a rough piece
nti gin lt.'- A court covered iith fine sand
does %terv %% ell. If you have a set of croq net
mallets and balls these will answver. Y'ou
should have taight balls at least, and] as naui'
mallets as players; but the niumber of mnal lets
is immaterial, as the player can borrow his
opponent's mallet when it is his turn to shoot.
The game requires four nets, each fifteen
feet long and twelve inches wide. A stake
about twenty-tivo inches long, made fromn an
old broom'handle, should be fastened to each
end of the nets. A similar stake should be
placed in the centre of each net to keep it
from sagging, The stakes should be driven
three or four inches into the ground and the
nets stretched tight. 'The nets when set upn
form a court fifteen feet square. At each
of the four corners an opening of about four
inches wide should be left. Here are the
rules of the game:
i. Place all of the balls except the red ball
in a bunch in the centre of the field.
2. Draw lots to see who plays first. Thme
first player places thme red ball at a point
three feet from either corner.
3. Strike the red ball with a mallet and
drive it against the balls in the centre. If a
ball is hit with the red ball the player then
places the red ball against the ball that was
hit. He then strikes the red ball, endeav-
oring to drive the other ball out of the field
through the opening at either corner of the
field. If he succeeds in putting the ball out
he continues to play y lv-n~t inz ~at an% otlier
~4S
4r
ball on the field wherever lie finids it. A ball
is not - out " unmtil at least half of it is past
the stakes. If one player fails to put it - out"
the next player continues the play.
4. If tihe red ball is driven '"out'' the
player doing so loses his turn and must fir-
feit a ball to the field as a lienalty-that is.lite
must put a ball back on the fieldI.  If lie has
not - put out"- allyhalls he oiwes the fieltd.
and must pat' as ~st as lie has balls-to pay.
5. No person but the one shooting is allowied
on the field.
6. The person who " puts out " the most
balls wilts thme game, but all the balls nmust be
put out " before the gamte is ended.
7. When the red ballI is driven" out " it is
placed back on the field at a point three feet
from thecorner from which it was " put out,"
andl the play continued.
S. If the red ball or any other " jumps the
net "'-that is, if a player driv-es a ball ovter
the net, he loses his turn and must forfeit a
b~all besides tlte ball that " jumps the net."
9  A player f' ,nfit" a ball if he fails to it
a bal Iul t th-r'-1I,.mih when making a shot.
Ioeep C rmoqunet
By Miargart.11. fHaskell
T HIS ganie v%%i linus.- innn- vxli~aratimgantl
healt hful than either croquet 'or golf, as
the ball is thrown abonve time head. amnd conse-
quently exercises the nmuscles of thme arms.
The hoops used are about the size of thuse
on a small b~utter-firkin. They may ie sus-
pended fromi the branches of trees', or placed
on standards (if the game is played in a gymit'
nasium) a little higlmerthman thme head. They'
are arranged very much like the wickets in
croquiet, only farther apart-about fifteenl
feet,mnore or less, accordinig to the ages of the
players. The ball used is an ordinary rubber
one.
The game consists in seeing who iwill get
the ball first through all the hoops. If thtere
are players emnoughm to form two piarties time
trees or standardis are goals for which each
player runs as soon as his ball goes through a
hoop. If the ball is caught on the fly or sin-
gle bound byv one of the opposing side it is
thirowyn at the player, anid if lie is hit before
he reaches his goual he is " tout," and must get
his hall through the hoop, again. If one of
his own part y cattnhis thme ball it is held until
lie is safe.
The Stimnier Ltincheoti-TaI~e
By Mary Wvhipple
'T HERE are always soiie peoplel who fnr
Isome reason or other are obliged to re-
main ini their citv homes all suiier. To
them the folloiving description of a "' Conso-
lation Lunicheont " may be suggestive. The
hostess received her guests in a white gowii.
Wh'lite ivas the prevailinig color of the room.
The carpets were covered with white canvas,
also thle chilrs. In the dii g-roo ni great
boughs of foliage had been dipped into a
solution of alum, %vhichi formed crystals onl
the leaves. The ceitreptiece was a hitge
block of ice onl a wide silver salver. Over
the table were scattered bits of glass reseni-
bling ice and imitation brilliants. The hang,-
ing baskets usually made for feriis were
utilized for ice. The meinu was simple aiid
everythiiig was served cold. At each place
as a souvenir was a diamiond-dusted card, oii
which was pasted a newspaper clippiitg of a
linltloienal frost, a snowstorm or a blizzard.
4
A PRETTY centrepiece for a June ltincheoii
would be a table feriierv filled withi
growing strawberry lplants onl whichi the ber-
ries were ripeiing.
A rose-jar filled with long branchting sprays
of field clover makes a prettyvdecoraitinfnr
time sumimner 10 ncieoii-t ablI. Sprays of thIe
same may be carelessly placed 1) by each plate.
A flower rarely used alonie fnr table decnn-
ration is the sweet alyssiim. Yet ini skillftil
hainds this w-as used for the decorat ion nof a
ltiiclieon-table with good effect. A tinyv white
shi ip, deft ly cart-ed, and made c'omplIete A% ithI
sails aiid spars, was placed oii a Circtular glass
mirror in the ceintre of thie table. The mir
ror's edge was outlined liv clusters of sweet
alyvssuim. Ropes and sails were covered withi
the sante blossoms. aiid a generous handful
was fastened at each corner (if the table.
An out-of- door luich eon wvhi cli v-as given
oil the verainda of a cottage last sumimer was
niost attractive aiid enjoyable. 'l'le table
was fashiioned of s ilv en' bi rcliwood -t hat is,
the support anid lower harts. The tableclnoth
covered the top ontly. The centrepiece was a
birch log hollowed out and filled with earthn
in which iwere plaitted maideinhair ferns and
mosses. The dishes were garnished with
ferns. The ntenu'cards were of birch bark.
Crimson rambler roses nmake a very beauti-
ful decorationm for a June luiicheoii-table. A
large green glass vase filled with iiasses of
roses may be placed in the centre of tile table,
and from this long sprays of the roses be
arranged on the white tablecloth like the
spokes of a wheel. Th'le covers may be laidl
bet weeli each tell sprays.
4
ORal"Anglers' Luncheinn" the ceiitre-
Fpeewas a slial lniw inilk -pa i I part ly filled-i
w ithi water, with a rondmdnirrnor plalcednilli
the bottom of thme hail. Oil top of the water
were lily ptads amid pond-li lies withiout steis.
Arounid the pani were rushes just high eiioughi
to come above the edge of the pail.
A country luitcheoii shinuld lie served oii a
plain deal table. A rose boiil filled with old-
fashioned flowers - larkspur, marigolds ainu
sweet Williant, or clover, daisies aiid feathery
grasses -upon alt icru centtrepiiece entbrnidn
ered in dull greens would make ait effective
decorationi for thme demtre of the table. As
each guest arrives the hostess should give her
a flower, and she should find the duplicate at
her plac at the table. The mniu-cards
shmoulId be wvrittent on man ilIa paper, the colonr
(if the emb~roidered centrepiece, in green ink
or in crayon. Any' sinmple meniu would be
souiable. but omm p llorted nlor t- borate deli -
cacies of ally kinid should be uhed.
4
AGREEN luncheon given recent Ii had for
A  te cntrl dcortio ofthetabe abeau-
tiful maidenhair fernini a silver jardiriie.
Beside each cov-er was a siiall fern of the
same species growing iii a little wicker
basket. At oppo-isite ends were silver cande-
labra with green shades. Green bonioits,
whfte grape, olives, etc., were placed at
intervals in pretty green dishes, and separate
ferns were laid upon mthle cloth wherever there
was a vacamnt spnace.
A " Sea Lunchteon" had a color scheme of
coral pink and sea green. The meliu-cards
were decorated with seaweeds. The candle-
shades were of crepe paper inm the forim of
conch shells, and the meiiu itself consisted
almost exclusively of articles from the sea.
The ices were served in the form of snmall fish.
A large square block oif ice placed oin a
pilatter, the edge of which is concealed liy a
wreath of pink carnations, makes an extremely
pretty decoration for the ceiitre of a suntmer
luncheon-table-. The cemtre of the block of
ice may be scooped out and filled with olives.
A Sweet Pea Shsowv
By Lastra C. Stot
WVAS very forttinate oine souimiier iii hat-in
a a  ard filled withi beautiful floivers, aind
cliief amoing them    were the sweet pecas, vn
%%iv-lcli I picked large painftils every' morntng
Mv neighbor also had a very pretty gardent
whIticli was separated fromiiniile oinlIy by a
])order of thow ers.
A society iii the church iii ivhicht I wvas
iiterested iwas aiixious to carnt some niiniey.
Sweet peas were so abundcaiit that a n" Sweet
Pea Shtoiv" was suggestedl, aii(] artiitged for
iithi the help of somte (if the y-oung girls of
the church.    MyI 'neighbonvr aind  I offered the
tise of our yards fyin the affair. Flower,
refneshmiieitt, candy   amid   advertising   comt-
mtittees  iiere apphoiinted.   The flovier conm-
iniittee wti-r  to till wh Io had siveet peas and
asked the privilege of pickiiig them oit the
dlate set for the shtowi; the caindy comititittee
got the girls together to      make caindy    iitd
stlted pieainutts ; the refreshmteiit comiiiiiittee
soiici tedlctikes aiti arrtaiged for hpleiity of ice
creait; the advert is ing comitiiiittee had ci rcui-
ha rs  prinited  aid  dIistributitedl, hav inig beeii
forttiiate enioughi to hatve the prinitiing doiitted.
Ot the ioniniig of the day set for thle affair
the workers iiet tvnatralge the flovi-enswtiticli
c-tiiie in fromi every di rectini.  Stichi iuatiiti-
ties of siceet Ipeats'Ini ii)- iyaiich the inext
thie\- were left on thie viiies to ;add to thle effect.
ftidh v  e ihad  owls, hianis, huckets aiid tubis
fllo the hliissonis. It wais qtiite a task tni
snort the cnolonrs anlit tie thIemiitii loose bituichens,
tie ciolor to the bnitch.Th-'rle show was ti
bevg in at thiree i'clinock anid conititiue thirough
nitt the eve-in ig.  Several tailles converedl tithi
wivlite Il ieii clIonthIs werelpla ced oitte lawni
for the   distl at-  The   taliie recei vinig t he
hii ghest Ipra i se was the oite wih l-i tas th cci-
ratc nih t irelhy-wi thi lavendher shtades of the
in , ssoi its. COnithe tiicuter tal es itere the piitk,
oii each t abl e vere di fferenitlIy arraii gvt .
iinder thle tablnies were Iltrge Inis nilpeais of
the samei col orats those niitinp, ath lese were
sold at ten cents thiti iticli -Thle chliId ren sold
hiotoiiniires at fitvc cents apiece.
Iii aiiy neighbor's vyarhdiiider the trees ice
crcatii, cake aind cait  - v werc sn nIil
Jaitthe eveinigItlie'yardls we re lighted aiid
a   miaindol ini liubfuriiishedl imisic. 'Tle
floivers i Iwiihit-cwrc left over werre carried
the next day toi Ile coui t' hospital.
A   IFan   Fll
11y, Mary Doe cRichamrds
S  11M1'LD1 freq-njivit stuii-r slinnersndampihein
t-w  tardoinitphlaninlg fnr tit outdoor
f,-ie a -" Faii Fan "iill tafford a hleasatleteii-
tng S centertaintmenit iiitoors.  'The aniiiniiuce-
iienit for one silt-l affauir itas as fiilowtiis:
Fanll Fainl il the -Chuiii v-l n ons.
F ainla.% cv-ine,, In niieighnt until iten o'clock.
A failn %%ill lie lresennienl inneachi guest atilie loc.
The little toucnhliof nmystery titcht the iii-i-
tatiout's held, and the proinf c com tnifnort,
attractedl a large noumbenr.    Two litlev girls,
wiithi fan epalt hettes aitd faiihiir ornamti ivi s
stood at the tlor aid hantded toi the guiests as
the), came faits uponli i h iwveeIprn ited the
priigrni fior thte  evein ig' s  cittertaiiinteiit.
'Tle n-liurcht piarlonrs ti-rehroftisely 'dectnratevd
wi-ithItfains ofct-er)' k indiaid (tvsc riplt ion.  Iit
one corlier tiwo large fanis, suicht as are used
for fire screents, wvere braced asgainst the tiall,
ia k inig a little cainpy ; twti-i ort i~res of sitii -
iiir iweight ti-vre strewin iwit sma tll fans aindi
d raped  from   thle  cantoipy), foriniig  a  it In
biower froiii whIichi a fruit phitlcw ias serv,-nd
lby  two-t yiiung  girls.  Smiall tables, wcithi
snov ioticloths :iimildecorated witht maidlenhir
ferii, tieve placed about the rouilis for tuec
coinvenience of tose tiishiing ices amid cake-.
TIhe patper iiatpk inis iwere foltded ini fait shiapes.
A mutsi cal hprogramii tias giten. cloisi ngtiithi
a pretty fan drill by) sixteen girls dressed iii
iwhite goiwns decorated wvithi faits.   The faiis
for the prtigranis were nmade of disks oif card-
boaird  abiout six inIch es iii diamoteter, with
a picture on one side. Such faits a)-lie
oibta inted, wiith hanidlevsatttachevd , front nmanu-
facturinig printers attai noderate rate.
O~ne thing shtould lie remtemibered in giving
a "' Fan Fan''"nif this sort, aitd thatt is that it
is not initeinded to be a Japanese affair.
LI/CS' Hoin urna~I/fll for J it' 1 903
"Hurry up with
that box of Mennen's."
, 147 G nuneMene             4sW. I
'Iler s  IIIV.-. rt fi r Il ,
M ennBrae Mdennilm 'oien(s f5
SPowder thu ii iniant itl ir(toilet
S0preparation ever discovered. It
is iot oilyaIixr, but a nieces-J
S  sitv 'Io allay tie paiinful effect of
chafed sipickly heat, stinl
buni oi any other affliction of the  -
,qkn mke the baby conmfortable
ji~  anid keep it contented, use Men-
nen's.  I'I'0  irenCit  razir  a sit
.~i~and sectore ease to tcttiler nl
skinsuse                  aa
VMENNEN
Borated'
..4foder fl
LE  DRhsenncnn    ea
tn ~      10 I in  nt  in-nn rn  lnnennssubsti-
p  t tutes.  i  -I  -nntc inne  tnntaivg'nnd" i- ; i
4' Mennen's.  It i-.n-ntriy ndifferentni in nrnn
~ ~  nii, I )- ) fid in r  . .n all ni  ntlncrI(  ict,
Sgennnniie hans MENNEN'S face on!thne
Covr f eenI-- .Avoid nordinanry  N"
nver   r,    1, I  yvel  i tn chneanp per-
t  oelend  e  'ynv cefnor 25  cent.
SGERHARD MENNEN CHEMICAL CO.
100 oranige Street, Ne~ark, N. J.
SOMETHING NEW            -'
~  ennen's Violet Talcum    )"A.
SOMETHING EXQUISITE      I
Y   '    5
n- rs'4v
"It'sall   ight
now!
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