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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 01, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 14',
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from pose and affectation and -still
make the hit of the season. Frances
Pritchard, the new American beauty,
might be a naive 'shepherdess, from
an old. painting, in her appearance on
the stage. "
FLIES OR HEALTH; WHICH?
A fly in the milk may mean a mem
ber of the family in the grave. ,
Keep flies-from the house and'you
will help keep the doctor from the
The wise mother screens baby's
cradle and wears a smile; the foolish
mother fails to screen the cradle and
wears mourning. ,
Flies in the dining room precede
nurses in the sick room.
Wire screens in the window may
keep crape from the door.
1 o o ,'
PANTS ON PEDESTALS
"Why do you spend so much care
on the crease f your pants, hey?"
"It is important, dad, not to wear
"Important, is it? Why, you young
cubr look here. "Did you. ever see a
statue to a man who didn't wear
baggy trousers?" N. Y. World.
BRIDES BOW TO ASHION
WORTH WHILE HINTS FOR,
WOMEN WHO SEW
By Caroline Coe
A button hole should be made one
fourth of an inch larger than the but
ton that will be used in it. The "slit"
must be clean cut .and in a straight
line. If threads can be drawn, it is a
good plan to do so and mark the size
of button hole desired, then snipthe
drawn thread at the desired place
and cut the button hole with a pair of
sharp shears or knife, '
Now take the button hole firmly be
tween the thumb and. first finger of
your left hand, holding it so the edge
that has been cut extends about a
quarter of an inch. Put the needle
through the goods, take up the thread
just behind the eye of the. needle and
lay it around the point. Draw out
the needle and tighten the stitch so
the looped thread covers the cut edge
of the button hole. Repeat, taking
great care to make the stitches all
the same depth until the entire cut
edge is covered.
Remember that when your garden
looks best to you it also looks best to
BY BETTY BROWN 7
Even the June bride, usually alaw
unto herself, is following the dictates
of fashion this'summer and adapting
her bridal gown to the 1830 modes.
The trailing, graceful robes, cling
ing lines that tradition says belong to
vthe bridal gown have been swished
aside by the saucy little short skirt
which is too short to trail and too
wide to "cling."
This illustration, which I sketched
the other day in the Chicago studio
of Fme. Marguerite, just before it
was sent out to a soon-to-be bride, is
made of Uruguay of Spanish lace
over a princess of silver cloth. The
be adapted to any of the sheer, soft
The triple? flounce and the bolero
like bodice are made of lace, and the
upper flounce is made in points which
drape' softly over the under-flounces.
The long sleeves of Callot net are
semi-mosquetaire, and the high,
close-fitting stock is also of net
As the gown is to be worn at a
"Marguerite wedding," in which the
gold-hearted flower is to be the mo
tive in the gowns of bride and brides
maids, the second flounce is outlined
in silver and gold on .the court train.
The veil' is net, two yards In length
and cut on the bias so as to give full,
billowy folds. It is arranged on the
design is so simple though'that it may head in cap effect Marguerites are
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