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tary cape of the French general, is
alternate bias ruffles of raw edged
broadcloth and bias ruffles of raw
edged velvet, and the same ruffled
effect is carried out in the sleeves and
at the bottom of the skirt. The col
lar and tiny undersjeeves are made
of sheer ecru batistes.
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KATE. vJ. ADAM3
for a young woman to condemn
herself to prison, to sentence herself
for a year to the labor of scrubbing
floors, scouring tins and washing
dishes. It's rather heroic, too, for a
young woman to forsake a luxurious
home, legions of friends and an in
teresting social life to spend one year
But it's this unusual thing that an
unusual young woman, Miss Kate
Adams of Coulter House, originator
of the "Kate Adams Law," has done.
Some day during the Christmas
season Miss Adams will enter the
New York state reformatory at Bed
ford, N. Y., she will assume prison
garb, and for a month she will live
the life of a prisoner, and while she
is "serving time" she will endeavor to
.win the confidence of her fellow pris-,
oners, to gain the personal viewpoint
of the prison woman.
Miss Adams will be a "prisoner"
in Glenn Mills Darling, Pa., Sher
wood prison, New York, and several
other women's prisons.
WHAT OUR WIVES WILL WEAR
The following is the boldly sketch
ed outlines of the spring styles for
"Readymades" just decided upon by
the convention of the National Clark,
Suit and Skirt Manufacturers' asso
ciation. Suits Tailored coat suits will be
short with waist line tendencies and
fullness or ripple effect below the
waist and with turn-over collars and
Another and shorter type of suit
(the Cote) will employ a loose jacket
often embellished with embroidery,
and employing sleeves with bell or
wide effect at the wrist.
Skirts Whatever style of the
jacket, skirts will be full and short.
Bands, folds or tucks will emphasize
the full effect.
Separate Coats Belted effects and
deep yokes will give the new models
of sport coats a very young appear
ance. The cape collar on coats will be
A longer type of coat is the Redin
gote which employs waist line ten
dencies and is extremely full below
Materials The materials for
spring are gabardines, serges, whip
cords, poplins, bedford cords, checks,
stripes, golfines, duvetyns, and nov
elty material Silks such as taffeta,
faille, gros de londres, and silk pop
lins will be popular.
Colors Navy, Hague blue, gray,
tan, white, reseda and black are the
season's staple colors. High colors
will be favored for trimming.
Some men marry poor girls to set
tle down others rich girls to Bet