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BOUDOIR ROBES SET STYLES IN PRACTICAL
BY BETTY BROWN
Lounging in a chaise longue is a
luxury not permitted to every wom
an, nevertheless it is the dress de-
signed for the lady of leisure which
sets the fashions in all loose and
comfortable house gowns.
Just as the elegant chaise longue
- is often miscalle'd a chair iounge, so
the boudoir robe often becomes a
The lovely pink crepe de chine
robe of today's illustration is of a
. simplicity adapted to any material.
The size of the collar and the em
broidered medallions circled in lace
are smart details which can be work
ed out by any clever needlewoman.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 15, 1849. 500 Icarians, un
der Etienne Cabet, reached Nauvoo,
Hancock county, and set up their
community in the deserted town of
"Did he start anything when you
asked if you could marry his daugh
ter?" "I should say so. He started to
shake my hand off." life.