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Thmkine it a waste of tin t
change gowns every time the styles
change, she designed a permanent
model of her own.
To make a eown like Mrs. Car
son's buy a few yards of wide ma
terial twice your length, double it,
cut a hole in the top for your head,
sew the seams at the sides, nut in a
tuck for a sleeve, add a little ruching
on tne neck and sleeves, fix a belt
and a few pockets and you have, a
"CO IT, GRANDPA!" SAYS CHAS.
E. HUGHES, THIRD
The son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E.
Hughes, Jr., is an open-air baby and
has a fine time swinging in a window
crib from the tenth floor of the
drive, New York.
WHAT THE LITTLE FOLKS ARE
WEARING THIS SUMMER
Small girls of 8 and 10 are 'wear
ing bonnets little pokes of fine
straw that shade their eyes and un
fortunately completely cover their
ears which may not be a comfy ar
rangement on hot summer day.
Collars are so important a part of
dress that even little girls have deep
cape-like collars of organdy or linen
for dark dresses.
If you would have a charming
combination of color for some love
of a little girl, use linen in the natural
shade and in rose have the skirt In
rose, the waist of tan with straps of
rose linen over the shoulder not
suspender fashion, but stitched to the
Yellow, dull blue, rose and green
are the colors of the season for small
girls. A little yellow frock smocked
in light brown is too cute for words -
the blues have cubist patches of
orange and red on collar and cuffs.
The little girl who scatters flow
ers before the bride will wear a quaint
cape of val. lace or net with her "wed
ding dress and she may also have
long, wide streamers of lace that look
like a bridal veil.
"Mercy!" ejaculated young Mrs.
Kidder in the midst of her reading.
Here is an account of a woman who
sold her baby for 50 cents!"
"Oh, well," returned her bachelor
brother, who bad at sundry times
cared for the children while his sis
ter went shopping, all kinds of
swindles are being worked nowa
TODAY IN ILLINOISHISTORY
June 24, 1778. Geo. Rogers Clark
and his company of 175 men set out
from the fort at the falls -of the Ohio
river for their attack on Kaskaskla.