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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14

Image and text provided by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL

Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1916-11-08/ed-1/seq-14/

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had this- "poem in lace" photograph
ed especially for The Day Book. Per
haps the loveliest thing about it is
the "petal veil," created by Mar
guerite for a Chicago society belle.
The veil is tulle and is edged -with a
tiny ruffle of silver lace, each ".gath;
er" being a perfect flower petaL
The gown is of silver llama lace
and silver chiffon. The tunic drop
skirt and the train are of llama lace.
The surplice bodice is chiffon over
the silver lace. The train is caught
delicately to the skirt with a spray
of orange blossoms. The skirt is
ankle length, the neck square and
rather low and the sleeves are mere
puffs of chiffon covering upper arm.
Mrs. Percy
Los Angeles, Nov. 8. Buying on
credit is slavery. ,
A woman who realizes just, how
the shackles of debt grip the careless
or unwary points out how they, may
be avoided. "Buy absolutely on a
cash basis and secure discounts," is
her motto. Mrs. Percy Benjamin of
this city is the woman who so ad
vises. The cost of living is increasing.
Wages and salaries, however, are not.
Therefore, to meet this Increase, a
working agreement MUST be estab
lished with Old Man Economy; else
there may be a visit from John Henry
Hardship, who is a great pal of- Old
Man Hard Luck.
Buy for cash. Don't run bills. In
this you you will keep' attachments
off your pay envelope and bill collect
ors off your doorstep. If you buVfnr

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