THRIFTY F F M AUKS. , - ,. - 1 , Ya."-TI.-r. Sr. jMitj'f.' ll.ii.i.UiIKeu. t !.... Mr Vtiimrn' tine thrifty woman who had wntchitl the vegetable nnil fruit rotting day by day at her grocer's, and Willi h wer a dead loss to hlui. proposed that they miter Into an arrang'-menl In the future fu-ture whereby she should preserve and pickle his icntlre surplus, .either for regular pay or upon e iinnilssiiin, In the bitter case he furnishing the sug.ir and spices.- Another woman, with sharp business' Instincts, a h itchcr's wife, mudo up soup stok. und fiiud a ready sale for It to many overworked housekeepers. house-keepers. Htlll another, who knew but one thing thoroughly, and that was cookery, called every morning at certain cer-tain physicians ofTtc.-s and formed a list of In Si 1 1 les In whtclGsii knees prevailed. To these families she offered to come every day for aa hour or so -end prepare. pre-pare. In Ihelr own hnmca mutmn hmrh. beef extract, chicken Jelly, panada, gnu-Is. -frnll and lierb drinks, wine whey, custard, etc'., furnishing her time ap) labor chculicr tbau the ajiU eles could be bought ut restaurants or women's exchanges. Home women are specialists In one brunch, such as I handkerchief embroidering, Inmp-shade Inmp-shade making, fan palming, feather curling, glove dinning, and Ihe like. or can mako tx-auorui neck scarfs, or launder line lace. "neh can easily make their specialty pay, aome by ths Bid of friends, some by tho patronagt of dealera III such goods, some by a house to house canvass muilo. by themselves. them-selves. A young girl In one of the large eastern cities wss recently puixlcd by fiiidl- g herself left almost helpless and homeless, with no talent In any ens direction. There was but one thing of which she nev?r tired, and that wa of children, all of whom seemed to adore her; so this younn girl went out ut so much an hour to annuo sick nd Irritable children. Many a worn-out mother found her presence a most grateful repose. Khe was Indefatigable In Inventing new games and perfecting old ones, and her naturally retentive memory came also to her aid as a story-teller. It Is tho woman who tskes advantage of opportunities, ibe wnnian who can plan aa well as exi cut", whom the world wauta end for whom It will push Its ranks ap..rt to make place.