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BY MME.'CECILE DILLON
Whether you call them waistcoats or whether ytfu designate them as
vests, you will have to have two or three in your-vyar&robe this winter.
I am making them of striped velvet in first empire- 'style urPaul Poiret
futurist linen, in wauteau silk and" in plain satin striped across with braid.
In fact, you can make your waistcoat of any kind'of material that
strikes your fancy if you only make it and wear it.
The ones in the illustration are my latest and Attest designs.
DIARY OF FATHER TIME
I worider how many people have
ever heard of the great Salem witch
craft delusion. It broke out in the
town of Salem, Mass., near the close
of the seventeenth century, and was
largely due to the excitement caused
by the teachings and writings of
Cotton Mother, a noted Puritan, di
vine, who was strong in superstition.
The Salem witch frenzy started "in
the family of, Samuel Parris, a minis- delusion ended.
ter, but for whose ..instigation, the
delusion, with its accompanying sac
rifice of innocent lives, could not
have obtained the headway it dfd. A
company of .girls suddenly began to
act mysteriously, bark like dogs and
scream, at ''something unseen. An
old'Indian s0rvant"was accused of bewitching-
them IThe excitement
spread" and'imDeacljments multiplied.
A special coirt''w'asf6rmed to try the
accused, the jafis wpre soon filled and,
many were condemned to death.
Forty-five persons 'suffered torture
ami twenty wereexecuted'before the
Telephone operators in Egypt are
xeqijired to speak. JSngksh, French,
Italian, Greek-an.d Arabic
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