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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 innersoles 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 yoy
Cap and Bedroom Slippers for Bride.
run in a rubber com .. .it draw
up the ribbon to the fool.
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 fit your head.
Now hem a piece of white net two
nches wide and a yard and a quarter
lang. Gather this onto the edge of
.e cap and put the blue ribbon
o usies made of baby ribbon with the
Hat 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 who 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!"