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THE ARTZONA REPUBLICAN, SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21, 1020
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French Consul Visits National Fashion Revue and Acclaims Chicago "Paris of Western World" ,
.$.600,000 Worth of Frocks are Waistless, Hipless, Sleeveless and Shorter Than Ever
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;' Another fur coat season with the garments unsurpassed in luxury and beauty
BY EDWARD M. THIERRY
N. E. A. Staff Correspondent
CHICAGO M. Antorian Barthelemy,
French consul, went out to Marigold
Gardens and dreamed he was back tn
the Rue de la Paix.
Anybody would. An eyeful of the
Fashion Revue, just starting a three
weeks' run, ia calculated to make Chi
cago the "Paris of the Western
World."
Unchaperoned husbands are not be
ing allowed in. The sights hurt their
eyes.
' $600,000 Worth of Clothes
Seventy mannequins girls chosen
for their pretty faces, slim ankles,
rounded cheeks, dvmpled chins and
perfect shoulders are displaying these
charms. plus 46C0.000-worth f-clothea
Three times nightly they parade
among the tables at Marigold. It's a
blur of suits, cloaks, negligees, hats,
nighties and "combinations" if you
know what that means.
Each dress or undress seeks to
capture and captivate the eye. It's a
contest, sometimes between a $10,000
evenJng gown and a Z )0 unmention
able. Betting odds are on the latter.
The style committee of the Associa
tion of Commerce is putting on the
style show in collaboration with the
Chicago Garment Makers' Association,
the Milliners' Association and the
Wholesale Furriers' Association,
i Chicago the Western Paris
The French consul gave -.".le show
his official blessing. Said he wasn't
a bit Jealous. That Paris couldn't be
gi"n to dress the feminine world alone.
Welcomed Chicago as the western
Paris.
Armed watchmen are on guard at
Marigold day and night to guard the
costly garments.
The mannequins, after knocking 'em
dead at Marigold, are going to take
daily strolls up and down Michigan
boulevard, wearing some of the eye
shockers. They will also appear on
the beaches, at golf courses and other
public events.
"Thfs is the biggest style show on
record in America," said M. E. Bergen
field, director of the display. "We
combed the country for beautiful man
nequins. There's a famine in them.
So many musical shows are rehearsing
or touring that beautiful young women
are i'n demand."
Forecast of Styles
Generally speaking the gowns for
thcs coming winter are to be waistless,
hipless, sleeveless, straight-lined, and
shorter than ever. All sorts of fabrics,
richer and more gorgeous as to color
ing and design even, than formely, will
be used. The dresses shown are more
elaborately trimmed than those of last
season, arid much handwork In the way
of embroi'dery is in evidence. Conven
tional designs, picked out in braids,
beads, wool or silk floss give the mod
els an elaborate appearance without
destroying the straight-line effect that
is to be the keynote of smartness.
Save in dancing frocks there i's very
little added in the way of adjustable
trimming. These latter are flounced,
ruffled, be-flowered and be-sashed un
til they are more bouffant than ever.
Also they are very, very short. Tulle
and lace still hold their own, in fact,
are advanced in popularity over this
summer, which, they tell me, has been
a "lace season." But di'nner and for
mal opera or ball gowns are of unri
valed richness, built of velvets, bro
cades, and gold and silver cloths. .
To Be a Fur Season
1 The furs shown at Marigold Gardens
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This is most popular mannequin
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are luxurious beyond anything dreamed
by the ordinary mortal. Sleeveless
wraps 48 inches long, augmented by
cape collars 28 and 30 inches deep, are
the last word in beauty. Dark Russian
squirrel and perfectly matched mink
were the skins chosen for two of the
handsomest creations.
Street furs are long this year in
stead of short as they were last, and
The new one-piece "tailored" dresses are elaborately embroidered
most of the more tailored coats with j
sleeves are as long as the dressier
capes. The Dolman style is much in
evidence, one especially attractive gar
ment being of Hudson seal trimmed
in skunk.
Many cloth wraps, also, are bei"ng
shown and are finding much favor
among women visitors at the fashion
show who anticipate needing an all
round utility garment. They are all
elaborately trimmed in fur, however,
and in many cases are ,even more
graceful in line than the more ex
pensive all fur coats.
Semi-Tailored Dresses
The one-piece serge or tricotlne dress
which for so long has been the faithful
friend of every smart woman's wljrter
wardrobe, has taken a new lease on
life. Perhaps the most, generally in
teresting exhilbt of the whole show
are these semi-tailored dresses, which
are far less severe this season than i
formerly. The long, waistless. straight
lines remain, but that is about all the'
kindship existing between them and
last year's dress. The necks are cut
lower, and no sleeves are longer than
the elbow most of them are shorter.
All these frocks are heavily embroid
ered, some of them in an almost bar
baric brilliance of colors. Fullness,
straight-lined, but fullness neverthe
less, has been introduced In the skirts
and there is more than one suggestion
of a sash.
The model that won the most ap
plause from the visitors was a blue
French serge heavily embroidered in
black with clever inserts of black
satin in bodice front, and at each side
of the paneled skirt. The dress was
abruptly cut off over the hips to ac
commodate an inlet of accordion
plaiting. . Other features of the frock
were a sash of the satin t?ed in a big',"--
soft bow on the left side, the ends fin-
ished with gold tassels, and the shorty
slit sleeves, faced in the satin and .
caught back to form quaint cuffs.
Children's Clothes J
The little people have not heen for- .
gotten by American designers this sear,
son i'f the fashion show exhibit of i
children's clothes is any indication.
Mothers viewing the models raved over
several . which they called "adorably " "i
sensible."
One that stood out as particularly '
original was a wee affair of practical j
dark blue taffeta, very crisp and !
smart, made in typical romper style. !
It was trimmed in tan bands, cross-
stitched in scarlet, and the charming ;
baby who played mannequin in it was .
the one beauty present whom every 1
body even the chaperoned-husbands
wives wanted to kiss.
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ADVENTURE'S -OP
TH& TWINS
.y Olivq, Roberta Harlan.
THE BOOK OF ANN 1
Bob Must Share My Mourning For My
Cut Tresses
Bob. and I swung out of the gate to
the swell of triumphal applause' from
the members of the ballet of the bal
lots, after which we proceeded down
town in dead silence. I could feel,
without being told, that my husband
was- impatient with me for my part in
the girl's foolery. I knew very well
that Bob and I were in for another
uuarrel. I asked myself why he ad
mired cropped hair for other girls and
refused to admire it for his wife?
And why would he yield to a crowd
of pretty girls the very point he had
refused me?
Where were my husband's prin
ciples?
Or didn't he have any when pretty
women asked him to surrender them?
Or didn't he really love my hair, and
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the cling of its curling tresses, and the
odor of it, as much as he had always
pretended?
I couldn't answer these questions
myself, and I simply wouldn't put them
to him and I was thoroughly unhappy.
l man t want to have my hair cut
off at all. 4 I ought to have told my
husband, then and there, but instead.
I slipped out of the car the instant
Bob pulled up at the curb In front of
the hair-dressers', and with the faint
est of smiles .and a much too sweet
tone in my hurried "goodbye" I almost
ran into the establishment.
I was furious with the girls, furious
with Bob for listening to them, furious
with myself. It was perfectly plain
tnat Bob had never cared one mite
about my hair. I could have screamed
as I donned the white linen cover-all
and prepared for the shearing.
"Too bad to do this," warned the
barber. "I hope madame will have no
regrets?'
"Oh. no!" I assured him. 'Tve
thought it all over. You can proceed.
please."
I said to myself that if Bob didn't
care, I didn't care, and I endured that
clipping with the amount of fortitude
required to face a major surgical
operation.
Jiair way through It, a call for me
came on the phone. Bob was on the
wire. They brought me an extension
phone.
"I say, girl dear. Don't let them do
it." Came my husband's command.
"You're too late!" I-replied in what
We arc very careful when
we speak of the economy'
of fine coffee it costs just
about the same per cup asl
ordinary coffee.
Don't have to be so care
ful about tea. A cup of
fine tea is much cheaper
than common tea. There's
no comparison.
There's no excuse for
. anybody getting common
tea when Schilling Tea is
right there at your grocer's,
and your money back, if
you want it.
jl Schilling & Company
n Francisco
WIGGILY WORM'S TRICK
"No," said Wiggily Worm to Mr. Tingaling, the fairyman landlord, "I don't
expect you to rent me a brand-new apple-house in May. but I don't think you
ought to expect much rent for an old. last year's apple like the one I am living
In now. Mr. Ant, what do you think about it?"
Mr. Ant, who had stopped in for a mug of cider and a nibble of apple-seed
cake, looked very wise. "Well, said he gazing around the walls and ceiling
which had turned quite brown, "I always believe in a compromise."
A compro what?" cried everybody, Including Nancy and Nick who were
listening to every word. -
"A compromise, repeated Mr. Ant. "That means that everybody agrees to
something,"
"What would you suggest?" asked Tingaling.
Mr. Ant blinked his eyes. "How would this do? Let my friend. Mr. Worm
here, pay half his rent to you, and you pay half to him." 0
Tintralins scratched his head in a puzzled way. "its a bit queer, ne snu,
"but.it sounds fair enough. Here you are, Wiggily. Here's my half
give me yours.
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"Vl'4x I Feel
like a different person since
Resinol
cleared away that
skin trouble
"I had suffered from eczema so long
I didn't believe anything would over
come it, but the first time I used Resi
nol it stopped the itching, and now my
skin is entirely clear.
This in tbe uperience of lhou
ftnds who iMVe used Kesinol and
know that us gentle, healftig ma
terials seldom tail to overcome
kin trouble. A i aildrugguts.
"Mr, Ant, you
Wiggily handed it right over before you could sneeze, and pocketed Tinga-
lings share before you could sneeze twice.
Wiggily handed it right over before you could sneeze, and pocketed Ting
aling's share before you could sneeze twice.
"That's settled," remarked the fairyman, much pleased
miisf Hp a lawver to cive such good advice."
"Rv no means." answered Mr. Ant sipping his cider, "only I like to see
ovorvhnHv CPt fair TlaV.
n:., ri thf twins said good-bye then, and bowed themselves out
It wisn t until half-past midnight that Tingaling, not being able to sleep, be
n rmmt things up. Suddenly it dawned on him that Wiggily hadn't given
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n Tvr,. -vvnim " he exclaimed in the dark. "Next time I'll rent
.. ' . ' u t .tn nnn if vou and vour friend don't need a doctor
you tne greeiirai p w ......
I'm a Chinaman."
I considered a deadly calm tone. "Half
of it is on the floor!" which was an
exaggeration, for of course the barber
hadn't let my cut tresses tangle up
carelessly. ''And you ought to see
me." I continued, changing to a voice
Guticura Soap
The Velvet Touch
For the Shin
So.Oirjmnt.TaIrTim1?V e-rerrwhira. PnraaznplA
dcrcss: CatlcvLktratarl.Uept.X, Mai cum. Man.
Every Flower
Has a Story
Of Its Own
THE ROSEMARY
"There's rosemary for you, that's for
remembrance. Pray you, love, remem
ber," sings Ophelia.. That is the mean
ing, the rosemary has in the flower
language.
An old superstition that was cur
rent during the Middle Ages was that
three girls should gather on the eve
of St. Magdelene. A lfquid should be
prepared from the rosemary of which
each drinks. Without a worci, they
must then go to sleep. If the charm
was not broken .the dream of each
girl would reveal her uture.
Called Mary's Rose
The name is derived from the latin.
rosamarius, meaning dew of the sea,
because it grows near the seashore and
the leaves look silvery as if they were
covered with dew. It was dedicatd
to the Virgi"n Mary and called Mary's
rose.
A Spanish fairy tale deals with the
flower. The king of Spain had a rose
mary bush of which he was very
proud. One day he was playing his
flute. Suddenly a beautiful eirl step
ped forth from the bush. Startled,
the king dropped the instrument and
the maiden disappeared. The kfng im
mediately fell in love with the beauti
ful girl and when it was necessary for
mm to leave he STave th nrpplous
plant into the care of the head gard
ener.
Spell Is Broken
One day his two sisters happened to
play a flute near the bush when the
girl appeared again. Jealous of her
beauty they struck the girl. From that
time on the bush withered. The head
gardener In distress, overheard two
dragons in a nearby forest saying that
dragon's blood would revive the rose
mary bush. So he attacked and killed
the dragons and poured the blood on
the roots of the bush thereby breaking
the spell and the released princess
Rosa Maria married the king of Spain.
MODERN ILLS i
An old-fashioned philosopher, after
meditating earnestly on what ails the
world today, recently gave vent to the
following list of ills:
Too many silk shirts and not enough
blue flannel ones.
Too many serge suits and not enough
overaJls.
. Too much decollete and not enough
aprons.
Too many satin upholstered limou
sines and not enough cows.
Too much envy of the results of hard
work and too little desire to emulate it.
Too many desiring short cuts to
wealth and too few willing to pay the
price. Edinburgh Scotsman.
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CANADIAN INDIANS "
IN SOCIAL WHIRL
VANCOUVKK. B. C. The Indians of
Northern and Central British Columbia
are now in the throes of the height of
the social season. One potlatch
scarcely ends before another starts
The Indians gathered at Morrlcetown
a short time ago in large numbers and
tra.ve away to each other all their per
sonal belongings. No one suffered as
each had a suit of clothes to give and
take. Now the potlatch at Hagwilget,
of hysterical glee. "I look so so
perfectly smart. Bob."
"You look iust like a movie cuties
I bet!" snapped my husband as he
banged up the receiver.
I did, I admitted, as I faced myself
in the hand-glass when the barber's
worst was done. I smiled valiantly, to
impress him, however, but 1 couldn't
touch the package of hair he offered
me.
"Please send it." I ordered. I knew
I'd" weep all the way home if I had
that braid on the scat beside me in
stead of on the silly p;ite where it
belonged.
The Rirls flew to meet me with the
exuberance of young and pretty fe
males who are untrammeled by the
bonds of matrimony. I felt that mar
riage was often a grand mistake. For
I couldn't even share a ballet without
having some kind of regret tacked to it.
I danced so madly that morning that
I was commended by the instructor as
well as the girls. Deborah Burns, how
ever, nas eyes that see. When we
stopped for a rest, she whispered:
"You're sorry Jane, dear. I can see it
"Oh Deb. Don't say a single kind
worn to me, I wnispered back In a
horrid quaver. "If you do I'll cry
and cry. Sympathy breaks me."
So I smiled bravely to the end of the
practice but after the girls had gone,
I shut myself up in my room and had
a magnificent weeping spell, all by my
lone .
I felt sorry that I couldn't have Bob
there- to see me and hear me cry!
It was all his fault, anyway! He
shouldn't have let me do it.
I unwrapped the shining locks he had
pretended to love so much, and
stretched them on top of his chiffonier,
I wanted him to share my mourning.
(To be continued)
In the Hazeiton district, is on. The In-
dians have foregathered again. Anotht-r . . (
gathering will be held later, in t:
north. Considerable .'business is do.-
at these functions by the white lrr
ers. They meet tha, trapper ln.
and buy the spring fur catches. "'
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PRACTICALLY SPEAKING ,
""It was ,a brave act, young man,'
said the grateful father, with deji
feeling. "At the peril of your life you
rushed into the burning building andW
saved my daughter. How can I ev?T: '
repay you?"
"Would five bob be too much?" sug-""
gested the brave rescuer. Edinburgh"!
Scotsman. !..'
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NO RELIEF FROM
PRESENT TROUBLES
Palmist In the configuration on,,
your palm, madam.' I can trace your
future husband. "
Client Dear me! Terhaps you can-";
also trace my present one, for I can't i
Edinburgh Scotsman.
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fuel, while towns and villages ar j
electrically lighted by water power. !
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Try Postum
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