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The San Francisco call. (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1895-1913, January 08, 1911, Image 17

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THE
SAN FRANCISCO
SUNDAY
CALL
The SMARTEST FASHIONS of WELL-DRESSED
FOLK
WOMANS
SECTION
PMEPAKIIN-2 FOR THE PACK-ME
DEAR ? ELEANOR: ' " /*" ':'."■' '.!-',.'. '*; ■ "'.-' >- V-! '„-
Mrs. v Clarke and: I have: been*, so busy 'getting ready-, for.- the •
: package party—still for our poor, struggling little .organs fund—^;
'.' that I have had not minute to write to you. lam scribbling in \
' a corner 1 now,,: while Mrs. Clarke, bless ;• her heart! < gives last directions A'
to the Sunday-school girls. , : ■ . f *'-„"", % "
- ' ' Mrs. Clarke is -always' so restful, don't you- think? - Today - she is 'in■■ \
soft. gray: T'& '-* silk-and-wool & crepe,; with "a! -slashed tunic and la* shaped
!"* bodice .showing Japanese embroidery beneath. The yoke' is, tucked .white":
net, and so are the undersleeves that show beneath the stylish' kimono :
effect my dear lady can wear well.■..■'..'•••'-■'*.'".'■.■"'■:'•;•:;; ■« , V
Margaret k Hallowell is one of our aides—she ought to win all sorts
of: hearts and pocketbooks. .;*" She \ is; in a-; bottle-green ■ ratine t suit,?, with '
buttoned flaps on skirt and coat and deep black velvet revers. Her hat is
*a, green felt cockade shape, with two "red^qfltfllscau^t by,' a velvet circlet.:;
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« SUNDAY, JANUARY^. 191'?.^.V
>.-.,'; : Edith Murgatroyde, another ot" my.girl?, is doing all the wrapping,
- with little Anna -Wells to help her."r Erti^h ■■ is in old-blue broadcloth;, with -
'a deep hem of black satin on the skirt and a bolero'effect- in the blouse. '
This ' is; fastened; by - a black ,bow,! showing -an - ecru■*.• rtnderblou se with a
•.white, yoke beneath it. On the side pleats,, of "the blouse" is, a -touch of
' bright-colored tapestry.-.**.,.' ".-'■'.!•;.."" '' ■' ''■'•'■■' ;•"'" *■ - •'■' - ''- -
Anna feels j herself ; very importapt, I'm sure--we always do when
we're just ■14 and are" allowed to help,the girls. She has on ■ dress
of.corn-colored challii*, with brown embroidery on the gathered skirt hem
and the fichu-shaped blouse. Her tucked chemisette has lace cuffs and
a rour-dJDutch. collar.}-< "!'■"." --'^fiEIfSPSHSBSPSWHn
' I.hear Margaret saying that, in her opinion, most of the people have * -
sent us ■ the Christmas 'presents-they; didn't want, and: I have to and;',
"sit" that infant (Bob's expression)/..'.-.■•", V. ■ "-' - .'
- Yours always, / ' •■ MADGE.
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