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chance on this figure there will be
another one tomorrow, and again on
Mrs. Castle has grown tired of
designing her own gowns and wants
the girls of the country to help her.
So some American girl, perhaps your
self, is going to have this honor.
Each big city in the country is to
be represented in this contest. The
Day Book will conduct the contest
for Chicago. Our winning design will
be selected by a jury of expert de
signers and then entered in the na
tional contest, the judge of which will
be the Fashion Art League of Amer
ica, which now furnishes the fashions
appearing in The Day Book.
There will be but one national win
ner to receive the Easter gown, but
To each of the two local people
submitting the best designs to The
Day Book we will give an Easter bon
net, which must not cost more than
THIS IS REGARDLESS OF
WHETHER THE DESIGN WINS
THE NATIONAL PRIZE.
Herewith is a dummy figure of Mrs.
Castle, on which to draw your de
sign. We will print three more of
these figures on the three succeeding
days of this week, presenting various
You may choose any one of these
figures npon which to draw your
model or all of them. There is no
limit to the number of designs you
may submit, so long as you use the
dummies printed in The Day Book.
Get this: Taste and ideas count
more than mechanical drawing abil
ity. Send in your sketch with the ac
companying coupon properly filled in,
and add your telephone number if
you have one.
CONTEST CLOSES MARCH 25.
The winning gown will be chosen
and made up in tinie for Mrs. Castle
and the winner both to appear in
them Easter Sunday.
Say, girls, isn't this a bigger and
better stunt than our Easter Bonnet
Contest last spring? And wasn't that
a lot of fun? Well, get busy and send
in your designs. And, remember,
Mrs. Castle wears mighty fine and
Send all designs to The Fashion
Editor, The Day Book, 500 South
Peoria Street, Chicago, HI.
THIS BABY SHALL LIVE! DR. HAISELDEN SO
RULES IN DES
The "Des Moines baby" shall live
it is not a "problem baby." Such was
the verdict of Dr. Harry J. Haiselden,
made famous by the Bollinger baby
case in which he allowed a deformed
baby to die, on his return to Chicago,
after seeing little Dorothy Cleveland
the Des Moines infant whose pa
rents begged physicians and police
men to take her life.
"Little Dorothy Cleveland's condi
tion is the result of prenatal influ
ences," said Dr. Haiselden. "Her mo
ther was improperly housed and fed
before the child's birth. But it would,
be as criminal to let her die if her life '
can be saved as it would have been
to prolong the life of Baby Bollinger.
"The baby is exceptionally bright
mentally, but terribly emaciated phy