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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 11, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14',
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And don't worry if you aren't an
artist Taste counts more than me
chanical drawing ability in this con
test You don't have to hurry, for the
only condition regarding time is that
all designs must be in this office by
March 25. Send as many designs
as you want to, and make our fash
ion experts work.
Mrs. Castle has grown tired of de
signing her own gowns and wants
the girls of the country to help her.
So some American girl, perhaps
yourself, is going to have this honor.
Each big city in the country is to
be represented in this contest. The
Day Book will conduct the contest
for Chicago. Our winning design will
be selected by a jury of expert de
signers and then entered in the na
tional contest, the judge of which
will be the Fashion Art League of
America, which now furnishes the
fashions appearing in The Day Book.
There will be but one national win
ner to receive the Easter gown, but
To each of the two local people
submitting the best designs to The
Day Book we will give an Easter bon
net, which must not cost more than
THIS IS REGARDLESS OF
WHETHER THE DESIGN WINS
THE NATIONAL PRIZE.
Herewith is a dummy figure of
Mrs. Castle, on which to draw your
design. We will print three more of
these figures on the three succeed
ing days of this week, presenting va
You may choose any one of these
figures upon which to draw your
model or all of them. There is no
limit to the number of designs you
may submit, so long as you use the
dummies printed in The Day Book.
Send in your sketch with the ac
companying coupon properly filled in,
and add your telephone number if
you have one.
CONTEST CLOSES MARCH 25.
The winning gown will be chosen
and made up in time for Mrs. Castle
and the winner both to appear in
them Easter Sunday.
Say, girls, isn't this a bigger and
better stunt than our Easter Bonnet
Contest last spring? And wasn't that
a lot of fun? Well, get busy and send
in your designs. And, remember.
Mrs. Castle wears mighty fine and
Send all designs to The Fashion
Editor, The Day Book, 500 South
Peoria street, Chicago, III
Safety pins are bad for very young
children when swallowed open. As a
matter of fact they are not to be rec
ommended as food even when closed
for one of the peculiarities of safety
pins is that they are likely to open up
at any time, no matter how embar
rassing or painful the process may
be for the swallower or wearer
When a safety pin decimt te ti.
clasp it either stabs some one or lets
something drop. In the first case the
result is painful, in the second it maj
result in a total losa of personal dig
nity. o o
Pacific coast pom-u are looking for
one Quilhoit, wanted for marrying
nine Terre Haute women. He must
be one of those shrewd Terre Haute
,:. Icaus you hear about.