have no buttons to be pulled off
in the tub and no awkward full
ness to make one lie on some
thing more than crumpled rose
Simple underclothing is the
fad of the hour, but there are a
good many ideas that are new
and dainty that can be put into
practice by any woman who loves
pretty underclothes that will
give her lingerie an individual
touch that she cannot find in
those she buys ready made.
One of the daintiest trimmings
for the girl who likes a little
color in her underclothes is to
make the yoke of the night dress
and the ruffles on the drawers
and skirts of lawn in which there
is a tiny colored pattern.
If you wish to make night
dresses particularly fine you can
buttonhole them around the neck
and sleeves in scallop and then
put the lace underneath the em
The newest drawers are cut
very Harrow with a fluted ruffle
at the bottom The illustration
shows the top of the drawers of
cambric and the ruffle of the
It will be seen from the illus
tration that the fronts are made
surplice and the fullness under
the bust is gathered into a double
piece of linen cut in an elongated
triangle, at the end of which is a
This is carried round the waist,
crosses in the back and ties in
front. With this brassiere you
can attain that much-to-be-desired
uncorseted effect and yet not
look the leasT: bit slouchy. Th
J illustration also shows how the
different kinds of materials can
be used on a princess slip and a
slip-over night dress.
NEW YORK LETTER
New York, Jan. 11. At one of
the uptown high schools there is
a teacher of French who is a
French woman. She speaks En
glish perfectly, except that she
has not the idioms of the lan
guage, and for information in this
line she sometimes asks the girls
in her classes.
The other day she asked one of
them what might be a good idio
matic equivalent for "I under
stand." The girl, being a bad, bad
girl, replied: "I get you, Steve."
The teacher pondered a mo
ment, then said: "The 'I get you'
sounds well, but why the 'Steve'?"
The girl lost part of her nerve,
and backed up on the Steve. But.
ever since she and the other girls
have been filled with glee as they
overhear their, teacher convers
ing with the principal or some
other teacher, and ever and anon
sweetly murmuring: "I get you."
A woman saved a kitten's life
on 3d av. a few mornings ago and
good and mad it made her, too.
The kitten fell out of a third-story
tenement window and landed in
the woman's hair. The kitten
wasn't hurt a bit, but at least 500
people arrived inside of 30 sec
onds to find out what all the yell-
ing was about.
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