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nett, "a whole costume is sewed onto
a player in a few minutes by the
quick fingers of the seamstresses in
the wardrobe department The
'Make-While-You-Wait' room is the
greatest time-saver ever invented.
There is no delay in production since
we installed it"
DESIGN A BATHING SUIT FOR ME
BY BETTY BROWN.
Here is another chance to design
a bathing suit for me, and at the
same time get one for yourself if
your idea is one of the two best This
outline has been printed once before,
so if you didn't like your first effort
you can try again.
All manner of suits have been en
tered for consideration so far, but
the competition is yet young. It has
just reached the halfway mark. One
piece suits for girls who fairly live
in the water have been plentiful. On
HER HAT PROVES PATRIOTISM
Here's the way women can show
patriotism. The hat was designed
by Miss Anna Bahrs, Newark, N. J.,
milliner, shown wearing it It is of
mushroom shaped straw wth crown
of blue satin, garnished with white
satin stars and stripes of red satin
across the white field of the brim.
He who tells a lie is not sensible
how great a task he undertakes; for
he must be forced to invent 20 morel
to maintain that one. Pope.
the other hand, there have beer
numerous suits that would be spoiled!
by the first contact with the lake.
Both varieties have an equal
chance. Speed with which you re
turn the designs makes no difference.
You have plenty of time and can
afford to be careful in outlining your v
There will be six more pictures,
ending with Saturday,. April 21.
Some contestants have already sent
in three or four drawings. They are
using the different outlines at least
once. You can use all 12 pictures, or
twice 12, or a hundred. Pencil, pen
and ink or. colors, it makes no differ
ence what you outline'your drawing
Use your own judgment, but get
busy and outline your ideas. This
design, like the one yesterday will
be printed twice more. All together,
there are four different diagrams,
each of which will be printed three
That means you will have plenty of
different diagrams on which to indi
cate various ideas. There are no re
strictions of any kind. Draw as
many as you wish and send them
Remember that the two girls who
givene the best ideas for my own
1917 bathing suit will be rewarded
by beach togs of their own design,
each suit to cost a maximum of $10.
- The final picture will be printed,,
Saturday, April 21, and 11 drawings "
must be in The Day Book office by
the following" Saturday evening.
Address all communications to
The Fashion Editor, The Day Book,
500 S. Peoria st
And in the blank for your name
and address tack on a phone number,
if you have one.