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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 12, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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in a thoroughly feminine manner.
On the back are two yellow trunks,
each of which holds one evening
gown, one afternoon gown, seven
wash frooks and an entire dozen each
of the necessary underjrear.
"We are taking a little hand sew
ing machine and a fireless cooker,"
said Mrs. Burke.
"Yes I can run this machine with
out any help and without getting all
messy," she continued. "I've bought
one of those clown bag suits which
just let my feet and hands through:
This-is my working suit Its of deep
pink linen. You can see it a mile, par
ticularly when I stand up beside this
The purpose of the long trip is to
stir up interest in the big demonstra
tions which the national suffragists
are planning for the benefit of the
delegates to the big political conven
tions in Chicago and St. Louis.
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Rat-a-tat-tat! he's ready to march
off to Summerland and because much
of "mother's" summer sewing is al
ready done his wardrobe is complete
even though weather is still wintry.
This good-looking little suit is
made of white linen with collars,
cuffs and pocket stitched in blue.
The harem veil comes just below
the nose, but I'm willing to get it
doesn't keep Turkish women from
sticking their noses into other peo
ple's affairs.
One of the smart little frocks
which combine Roman stripes and
plain colors a popular combination
this spring is in art-green with a
tunic or overdress of gay colored
Roman stripes.
The tunic falls from the waist line,
where it is finished in four points
down over the sides, almost to the
bottom of the skirt It is used onlj
at the sides, the front of the dress be
ing in plain material. A broad belt
of green is set well above the normal
waist line.
Another cunning little dress that
caught my eye in one of the smart
shops that caters exclusively to small
folks is chambray in that dull shade
of blue called "old blue."
It was made with a grandmother
ly little empire waist outlined with a
narrow white patent leather belt.
The dress, which fell in straight
lines from the shoulder, was pleated
all-round, the rather narrow pleats
there were eight of them being
in one with 'the dress. The belt
slipped through these pleats at the
empire waist line.
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The pecan tree is destined to be-,
come the most important of all the
products of nut-bearing trees to the
United States, in the view of the de
partment of agriculture. The pro
duction trebled between 1899 and

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