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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION
THE PENDULUM, AN INTERESTING SHORT
LOVE STORY BY O. HENRY, IS INSIDE ,
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, - . no 500 South Peoria St
Editor and Publisher. EllP 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 260 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 2, 1913
WOMEN REVEL AT BALL COSTING A
DARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS
Sassiety of Newport and Narragansett Dance Until
Dawn, Clad Chiefly in Twelve Million Dollars'
Worth of Jewelry, and What the Fairies
Wore at Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish's .Ball.
Newport, R. I., Aug. 2. The bar
baric splendor of the most costly and
luxurious ball ever given in the
United Suites broke up here today
as the dawn came creeping in from
The -ball was the much-talked-of
Mother Goose affair given by Mrs.
Stuyvesant Fish in her magnificent
home of Crossways to the sassiety
colonies of Newport and Narragan
sett One quarter of a million dollars Is a
conservative estimate of the cost of
that one night's revelry, that would
have shamed the Bacchanalians of
The costumes of the fairy charac
ters assumed by the society women
alone must have cost close to $100,
000. The supper that was served in the
small hours of- the morning must
have run up to nearly ten thousand
Twelve million' dollars' worth of
jewelry sparkled and scintillated on
the bare, necks and arms of the
The fact that the costumes were
costly is not to be takea as a sign that
there was very much of them. The
fact is they were the most daring
ever worn at a society affair is
There were five hundred guests.
They were arrayed, regardless oi
cost to represent the characters ol
Anderson's and Grimm's fairy tales.