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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 13, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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My Lord, the Elephant, Brings Good Luck as a Pin Cushion
Twice lucky should be the one
who receives an elephant pin cushion
for Christmas for the gift links to
gether an oriental symbol of fortune
and an ancient western superstition:
"See a pin and pick it up, all the day
you'll have good luck."
Elephants are now to be had in all
sizes and in all kinds of plastic ma
terials. Accoutered with small boxes
Nov. 13, 1807. The committee of
the U. S. Senate, to which it had been
referred, made an unfavorable report
on a petition from the legislature of
Indiana Territory (then including
Illinois) requesting the suspension
for ten years of the clause in the
Northwest Ordinance which prohib
ited slavery.
Lots of fellows judge a, girl by her
feet and face.
The height of shoes has. come
downand the price haagone upv
instead,- of cushions, the animal
makes a charming bonbon holder and
dinner favor.
All sorts of toy animals and dolls'
belongings are now dressed up for
Christmas pin cushions. The blue
bird and the stork carry cushions
suspended from their beaks. Dolls'
chairs, tables, sofas and tiny baby
carriages make attractive dressing
table ornaments when properly un
holstered with cushions for pins.
"I was preparing to shave a chap
the other afternoon," says a head
barber. "I had trimmed his hair and
from such talk as I had had with him
I judged him to be an easy-going, un
excitable sort of fellow. But sud
denly his manner changed. Out of
the corner of his eye he had seen a
man enter whose appearance upset
" Hurry, George!' he muttered to
me.-' "Lather to the eyes quick!
quick! Here comes my tailor!' " Ev-erybody'gj

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