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A PALM BEACH FREAK HAT
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This freaky looking hat, made by Worth, of Paris, and imported
for a Boston society woman, is being worn at Palm Beach, Fla., on
damp days. It is made of dove gray English maline, with a garni
ture of wide ribbon and aigrettes, and is said to be waterproof.
THEN HE DID!
In a small fishing village a
christening was taking place. The
proud father, a young fisherman,
was visibly embarrassed under
the scrutiny of the many eyes in
the congregation, and his nerv
ousness was not decreased by the
sudden wailing of the infant.
When the time for baptism of
the babe arrived the bishop no
ticed that the father was holding
the child so that its fat little legs
"Turn her this way," he whis
pered; but the father was too dis
concerted to hear or understand.
"Turn her feet around," the
bishop whispered again; and still
there was no response. The sit
uation was fast becoming critical,
when an ancient mariner in the
back of the church came to the
rescue. Putting his weather
beaten hand to his mouth, he roar
ed across the building, "Head her
to the wind, Jack!"
Newfoundland seals are not
fur-bearing, but are killed in large
numbers for their skins and fat.
The skins are transformed into
patent leather and "kid" gloves,
while the fat is used for soup.