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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 23, 1912, Image 18

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Vfcry. short coats are shown,
some reaching just to the waist-
The vo'gue-for coloredmaterials
is pronounced in children?s
dresses, and piques, cotfon Bed
ford cords and reps are n excel
lent demand, in both ,white and
Fairly .large amber-colored
glass beads are employed on,
gowns for outlining seams down
sleeves and skirts.
Among the spring: colors are
the various shades of tan, cham
- pagne, hazel and straw, nut and
wood browns.. Rose, Indian red,
opal, Limoges blue, shrimp and
melon pink aFe the high-sliade,s.
1 Handkerchiefs with narrow,
colored borders are in favor, but
the rule isthat the border match
the shade of the dress.
Both the rough andthe smooth
straw hats are fashionable.
Usually the brim is faced with
velvet, silk, satin or with shirred
slightly drooping brims; Francis
'J. styles and odd four-cornered
shapesWere prominent.
The sleeves are close-fitting and
reach just below theeelbowthis
.spring and are sewed into a small
armhole withputany fulness at
-the shoulder.
, Long, shaped yokes are seen oh
nightgowns. The yoke is cut
'" square on the shoulders, in long
points back and frdnt and hand
embroidered in a floral design,
slyory baU buttons ar,e featured
. as are flat or ball-shaped buttons
small imitation amber buttons are
new this season,
Low collars are still seerion the
latest blouses forafiernoon' wear.
Tri corns ,and stiades on the
sailor order, with fiat,jisplling or
chiffon. .
s Buttons play anjost important
parti in the season's trimming and
so are offered in verypossible
styleiand size.
"Are you related?"'
"Well, not eggsactty, qnjy
raised in the same incubator."
' 0 Q
-, Spent Her Penny.
One night Edith, agedr4, wept
to church' with her mother and
put a penny on the collection
plate. On her way homeshe joy
fully exclaimed; "Oh, I'm, going
to tejl Muriel that I spentia pen
ny on the platter!"
At another tme, her mother
was ill. Thinking to sympathize
with hecshepityingly sajH.: "You
are a poor-smneraren't ypar
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