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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 31, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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of the fashion of Italy, but the poor
cannot choose. Of my hundred dol
lars there is still $40 left.
"But what would happen if I
should get sick? Every night after I
go to bed I think of that!
"In the spring- my troubles will be
over, for then I shall get married to
Tommaso, who makes $14 a week!
But when I marry what shall become
of Regina, who cannot affqrd to live
here by herself, because it would cost
too much. She has no steady, but
I have told Tommaso that unless 'she
finds one Regind must live with us."
"And why," asked the beyond-the-
Styx tourist, "are all those men pelt
ing that bespectacled, innocent-looking
little fellow over these?"
"Well, if you were one of several
newspaper correspondents, and you
saw a chance to get even with the
press censor who bad done things to
your articles during the great Euro
pean war of 1914"
"I see," said the tourist. "Drive
on to the next attraction, please."
A girl and every wdman should be
very particular when choosing jew
elry. Nothing that a woman wears
makes or mars her beauty more than
the little gew-gaws she hangs about
her neck, the jewels she puts in her
ears, or the bracelets and rings with
which she decorates her arms and
These facts were brought home to
me most forcibly when I saw Miss
Irene Hough, America's most beau
tiful telephone girl, wearing jet ear
rings. Miss Hough has ordinarily a face
of the Madonna type.
However, when she appeared wear
ing long ear drops of jet, although
she had not changed the dressing of
her hair or in any other wy, she
looked like a vivacious gypsy.
Earrings nearly always make one
look older, so women, unless they
would try for the grand dame effect,
should be very careful when they
wear them.
Once when Ethel Barrymore was
playing the mother of a grown daugh
ter, one of the ways in which she
added to her age was by wearing
long, gold and jet earrings.
If your eyes are light and rather
lacking in expression don't wear dia
mond earrings even if you can afford
If you have the deep coloring that
comes at middle age don't wear coral
earrings and, above all, do not wear
those little, dark, pink coral beads in
a pink ear. They look like warts.
If you are sure you have a "peaches
and cream" complexion, wear pearl
A girl with a gypsy cast of fea
tures and dark complexion looks well
in gold hoop earrings.
Pearl beads are becoming to most
any throat that is not wrinkled and
old, and a thin, gold chain with a
pretty locket or other ornament on it
is always good taste.
Many bracelets and rings are vul
gar. One or two- good rings are suffi
cient to wear at one time. Brace
lets, with the exception of the
bracelet watch, are now out of
style. However, with the harking
back to the mid-Victorian styles, we
are sure to soon" resume wearing
Personally, I am much more in
favor of wearing bracelets than ear
rings, for, while the bracelet is a re
membrance of the-time when women
were slaves and wore bands about
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