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Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, December 22, 1929, Image 107

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The conservative card. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Waddle
prefer a simple yet expensive exgraved Christinas token
with only the merest hint of camels and wise men
thereon. The last word in chaste relinemcnt.
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The comic card. No homely sentiment
or wassail bowls or King Wcnselas cooking
out. on Otis’ Christmas greeting. No siree.
it’s going to be original and will hit 'em
right in the eye or thereabouts. An artist f""
friend did the drawing, but the idea be
longs to Otis.
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The sentimental card. Mrs. Klus Kumfort
likes a bit of sentiment at this season of the
year and tries to pick cards addressed “To Sister,"
"To Uncle,” "To My Chum.*” or “To Husband."
as the case may be. The verses are very beautiful.
Mr. Klaus Kumfort is unprepared for one that
runs:
"O, husband dear, at Christmas tide,
1 pause to shed a tear;
Thinking each old time love thought o'er.
Life’s closing span brings near."
All fine and dandy except that this card will
be sent by mistake to Aunt Carrie Harris.
TOE SUNDAY STAR, WASHINGTON, I). C.-GRAVURE SECTION—DECEMBER 22, 1929.
The Season’s Greetings
By W. E. Hill
'Copyright: 1929: By The Chicago Tribune Syndicate.)
The family card. The Hotallings are a big family and when
Christmas comes along they gather themselves together into an artistic
grouping and make a holiday greeting card of the result. Sometimes
it’s a stepladder formation and some vears it’s a conservative group
photo.
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The very grand card. Mrs. Horace
Margin loves large imitation parchment
greeting cards, covered with saints, and
halos and wise men and silver stars.
The cute card. Doris favors the animal greet
ing card which is prettv cute, take it all in all.
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The business card. Leo. who delivers the
pressed suits and the dry cleanings (or Mr. Schultz
the tailor, never forgets a customer at Christmas
time. His cards are rife with glad tidings and
I holly and mistletoe, and always arrive well ahead
of the twenty-fifth of December.
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The modern card. Gertrude the up-to-the-minute
girl likes a bit of modern art on her Christmas greeting.
A pink and magenta angel, on a beautiful nile green
mount with silver trimmings bits her about right. Many
of Gertrude’s friends think it is Valentine's morn, when
her holidav greeting arrives in the mail.
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