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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 11, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14',
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such ease that Elizabeth took heart
and under his instruction quickly
mastered the water sport.
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CREATES FASHION AMERICAN
GIRL AWAY AHEAD OF PARIS
The fashion makers of New York
and Paris were "beaten to the
punch" by a Cleveland girl in making
fashionable those fluffy, lacy frills
When Miss Selma Berger, sales
woman in a department store, and
Emil Seligman were wed last March
part of her trousseau was a blouse
with a piece of gathered lace down
.the front She called it a "jabot"
Friends soon adopted the fad and it
spread like wildfire.
Believing "that he lessens nerve
shocks, a Pennsylvania surgen has a
phonograph played as he operates.
MIDSUMMER STYLES f
By Betty Brown v
The girls are wearing chin straps
with their wide brimmed midsummer
hats. A uarrow band of velvet is
charming under a hat with transpa
A vest of cardinal purple with a
tailored suit of midnight blue serge is jfc
new and one must say a nifty notion
of Dame Fashion.
Silk in the boldest of stripes and
serge tnat s aii-ot-a-color is com
bined quite often in semi-tailored
dresses. The silk is usad some times
as a skirt, but it is just as effective if
in a coat worn over a plain skirt
The velvet crown Tarn O'Shanter
is in our midst It's a fall hat, but
the summer girl knows no season.
She is wearing her velvet hat in June.
"High boots for short skirts," say
Fashion dictators! But just the
same well dressed women are wear
ing colonial pumps. Buckles' of
white metal or cut stfeel trim the new
With the separate skirt comes the
"extra" belt in soft leather of many
VERSE AND WORSE
Mr. Carranza still defies.
The days continue cool
The boys now wear light green neck
ties. Short skirts are still the rule.
H. Ford still runs his, big peace ad.
The allies still drive oh.
Counting sunspots is a fad,
, We think it's mostly con. I
Yuan Shi-Kai has gone for good,
Stocks continue strong;
We're short of paper made from
The Mackmen are in wrong.
Philadelphia & Reading railroad
sends out a special baggage car each
spring loaded with plants for flower
beds at about 150 different stations
on its line.