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A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR A BRIDE-TO-BE
For the dowery box of the girl who
is to be married in the spring a beau
tiful Christmas offering can be made.
Buy some inner soIeV and sew pink
ribbon about four inches wide around
them, closing at the back with an
over-hand seam. On the upper edge
of this ribbon, about a half inch from
the top, make a small tuck that voi
Cap and Bedroom Slippers for Bride.
run in a rubber cord uia.i will draw
up the ribbon to the foot.
One the toe put a blue daisy, made
of loops of pale blue baby ribbon,
with a flat yellow button in the cen
ter. For the cap use a piece of net a
auarter of a yard wide and a yard
long. Put a tuck in it in the middle
and run in pink ribbon and gather all
together at the top and put on a
pink ribbon bow. About the outer
edge of the cap make a hem in which
you can run white rubber cord and
draw it down to fie your head.
Now hem a piece of white net two
inches wide and a yard and a quarter
long. Gather this onto the edge of
the cap and put the blue ribbon
daisies made of baby ribbon with the
flat yellow button centers at inter
vals. The pink ribbon strings have the
blue daisies at the ends.
WOULD EMPTY IT
"Well," said Mary, who prided her
self on her singing and range of
voice, "do you think my voice will
fill that large room, tonight?"
"No," said her cruel brother. "On
the contrary." N. Y. World.
An elderly woman wfio was ex
tremely stout was endeavoring to en
ter a car when the conductor, notic
ing her difficulty, said to her, "Try
sideways, madam, try sideways!"
The woman looked up. breathlessly
and replied, "Why, bless ye, I ain't
got no sideways!"