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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 19, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15',
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"A man. takes hislife in his hands,"
said a visitor from the middle west
recently, "if he tries to cross the
Great White Way at any of the inter
sections from 34th to Columbus cir
cle. "The man or woman who comes
to New York today expecting to meet
Billie Burke, Florenze Ziegfeld or
Willie Collier in front of Rector's will
be greatly disappointed."
The "who's who'sers," both in Bo
hemia and society, have left the
t Great White Way and like the snows
' of yesterday seem to have1 gone for
ever. ' .
- Even the theaters are moving
from the place supposed to be sacred
to them. Most of the New Yprk the
aters are now on side streets, be
tween 36th and 46th.
The best restaurants are now only
to be found on Fifth av. and in the
different hotels which are not on the
The buyer from out of town no
longer eats at fcabarets on Broadway,
because the pretty girl who acted as
model at the wholesale house where
he is buying knows that society, both
grave and gay, can only be seen off
the Great White Way.
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Afternoon gowns of chiffon are
trimmed with knee-deep fur bands.
The short-hair kolinsky mole or bea
ver is usually combined with the
Fur cloth, soft and furry, is one of
the new fabrics you will find in up-to-date
shops. It is used to trim
coats and muffs, and it makes "good
looking coats for little folk.
Bands of fur or plush trim ne pep
lums on many of the crepe ti i lin
gerie blouses. And a basj t of
flowers nothing less blooms forth
on the front of a pink crepe bnuse.
It fastens at the left, leaving plenty
of room for the floral display.
The pepfum blouse has the spot
light in the autumn fashion shows,
but I haven't seen many of those,
"outside the belt" blouses in the tea
rooms or in other places where
smartly dressed women gather. It's
a Paris idea and Miss America takes
none too kindly, to it she likes her
waists tucked in.
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RIBBONS, RUFFS FOR LINGERIE
By Betty Brown
You may think this is an after
noon gown that has lost its sleeves,
but it is merely an undergarment
which must hide its prettiness be
neath some fluffy frock.
It's a petticoat and bodice all-in
one, the "petty" part being white
dotted Swiss ruffled with embroi
dered organdy; it's pin tucked at the
hips to give it fullness, and it is
trimmed with shoulder, straps and
bands of shell pink ribbon to give it
prettiness. It's a Fashion Art sketch,
so you may be sure this is the latest