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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 07, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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FLORAL DESIGNS FOR EASTER
Eleanor drove an arrow point
through the paper sheet, took up her
bow, set the arrow to the taut string
and went to the open window.
"Tang!" Expert markswoman. as
she was, all her skill in archery was
called into requisition.
Swish! past the head of the
amazed Rolfe, tugging at a trunk
strap, the arrow sped. A glance at
the paper attached to its end, and he
guessed all.
He was out of the house, over the
hedge, up to the Tyng home within
two minutes. Eleanor upstairs, trem
bling, agitated, heard a commotion
below. There were the sounds of a
scuffle and then the words came
floating up to her:
' "Whoever is up there come down
i quickly!"
Faced by her valiant rescuer the
three burglars cowered, for he held
a revolver, keeping them at bay.
I Eleanor telephoned as directed to the
police. The police came. Then, the
strain all over, she fainted away.
j To come back to consciousness,
anxiously held in the arms of Rolfe.
Then, true children of- the heart, like
children they made up.
. That same evening Daisy and Ross
eloped, as they had planned all along.
,' And then it dawned on Rolfe and
I Eleanor that the wily elopers had
A used them to conceal their inten
tions. There was an appeal for a
blessing and forgiveness, and every
body in the little social episode was
supremely happy.
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TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 7, 1825. Peoria county
held its first election.
A woman who is struggling to
save her children will begin by pawn
ing the household things. The alarm
clock or another kind of clock will
go first.
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The beautiful queen of Rumania
started a few years ago a factory for
manufacturing toothpicks. .
By Betty Brown
Embroidery provides the most dis
tinguished form of trimming on
Easter garments. It is the one dec
oration perfectly adapted to straight
widths of material and the simple
lines employed in putting together
1917 designs.
All kinds of embroidery are used,
from Bakst patterns worked in wool
to American Indian patterns done in
beads.
Rut the newest note is the huge
floral figure outlined in long, loose
stitches of gold or tarnished silver
thread.
The chemise gown of today's il
lustration is an excellent example of,
this style of ornamentation,.
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