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Foulards always return with the
robins. The new Chinese patterns
are unusually attractive. "
Fringes are of almost every mate
rial and any length less than 12
Inches. They are used on street
suits as well as on afternoon ' and
4fe Poplins are in high favor for coat
suits. And very handsome one-piece
garments, called suit-coats, are
made up of about equal parts of sat
in and serge.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 31, 1847. Miss Dorothea
L. Dix, the celebrated philanthropist,
"who contributed so much to the
passage of the law establishing an
insane asylum in Illinois, visited the
jails in our state. Her mission of
nercy was a noble one and nobly has
she fulfilled it so far.
The chicken croquette is a mon
grel mixture miscalled food. It wears
a sawdust mask to hide its real iden
tity. Chicken croquette is just a res
taurant proprietor's excuse for using
up scraps he would otherwise throw
away. There's about as much chick
en, in it as there is in a chunk of
chilled steel. It is a glorified hash
of the worst type.
It sits around in cones, looking like
a Fourth of July snake. You know,
the kind you touch a match to and
the snake boils out '
But don't ever try to boil anything
out. of a chicken croquette. The
chances are ten to one you'll pro
duce worse things than snakes.
The chicken croquette is enough
to make a self-respecting hen, asham
ed of herself.
LATEST STYLES IN JEWELS ON FIFTH AVE.
Discovered the real jewels of the season! Two New York girls are
here shown wearing necklaces of potatoes and onions, with which they
paraded Fifth ave. They did it on a bet
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