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used tn.the law shoes .and colors will
Parasols; Bright colors and bril
liant designs will be in torder. Gord
ings are in evidence.
Skirts. The fuller skirt has fairly
swooped into popularity In nearly
all the high-class models the skirt is
exceedingly full and wide Whil$ the
waisting is raised considerably, it is
normal in many cases.
Colorings Colors, will vary" con
siderably, though jthe duller shades
predominate, especially for sheet
wear. White and black are popular
and the$e shades are often combined
with striking results.
Hats. The small hat has won all
the honors so far. Smart sailors,
toque and tricolor shapes are seen
everywhere, Floral trimmings are
popular and much -braid is" being
used. Feather-effects are quite popu
lar. Petticoats. Petticoats are seen
with full or circular flounces. Chiffon
taffeta -ruchinss-and-nleatines used
for trimminKS. Colors follow the"
Dresses, Suits. In suits and dress
es the skirts have box and side pleat
ed effects and are leaning to the cir
cular forms, The style period for
these garments is 1835.
Waists. Semi-tailored styles are
the last word, in separate waists and
as a rule the normal waistline is seen.
The high waistline, however, is per
missible in dress waists.-Many waists
are of the semi-fitted, orjder. "
Sleeves. Sleeves are full length
and fit closely. Dancing frocks and
evening" Presses are sleeveless
though the former usually have
Materials. Sport coats apparently
will have a popular season, most of
these being of fancy design in wool-..!
ens. Poplins, gabardines, coverts,
worsteds, etc., are most popular,.
Coats. Belts predominate in the
suits for spring, either placed at or
above the waistline. Flare effects are
common ---.. -
Children, Thcnew coats are high
waisted and show a tendency to fol
period influence, is evident.
Ribbons. - Both hf millinery, on
dresses and trininilng ribbons will bef
popular. -Thlestripe" a)va"ne check
seem-to, form, the bulk" dfthe most
popular designs. We have many of
our new spring rjbbons on display.
Veils. Td be ,wjrn,. draped and
fancy styles with bord&rs' apparently
IeacU 'f. - v ' '
Cloves. rBmbrdideryeects top
off the; latest novelties! hvgldves. Soft
colors and half-tones are common.
MET -THE'GERMANS' ON THE
. GHILI COAST
Admiral Sir A. H. WMoore who
files b flag fUto-.the British war
ship "Invincible." -
' Hevwas conspicuous in the .naval
engagement with the Germans, off. the
coast. oi uuoui.
Lord, save ns all
From maidens prim
Who always call