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The San Francisco Sunday Call
Woman's Section
\u25a0•\u25a0 ; \^ 'l', was ; : interested that -.you
>& haditveenipaddlinsr^doVii^our; old ßriverjafor |-I jhayVjjnEn / per
t^VJack 'ei^l^thoaiffhtJweywereygrolngf.ito'.be-jHfry lonely Wour little
visit,, eince stfce ; kiddy,; is "away* elsewhere 'at As^ other igntMAmoth&r's,
but my devated (husband Immediately: discovrfed'two. of hM old'cpllege
mates 'do wn f here, '"and' I : have jj acsarcely {sen -him i sincj^F . As > for.im^
thre© •of *the " glrls-i at: the )'ho,t«sb have j beenWcind' enough, to * adopt 1 me,
ostensibly ;as chaperon,\and,we?go every where togetiiW..' : -• * :'
'\u25a0» .. .This^nibrnlnKT-iwhlch.' was "whatrli. Carted!. to { say^fre iwent ; sailin g
out;on this 'glorious -big; lake,; for- the «Xpress purpfl»o of '„ letting .Mar
jorie,'-one:of^the three.>takeiher-dallvaßlp; . ..; ? » . iw .;" ; -.. ' . i '..
• "i. Ther* -wras' rather, a^ stiff -.breeze b^wing,i'but*MH?rjOfrse*did J not T seem
to.mind, and .wore rio.w?:ap;at all"o#e'r"her,bathw|:;suit. ' Perhaps-the
consciousness of her prettines r supjpeld' her, -for j^at suit certainly. -was
a 'beauty.* She v has. all-sorts', of nwney, : but it Aruld? Just as, well have
been fashioned ! inexpensively ibsjS* clever. pers>w?like you or : me.'Hmm!
\u25a0 It was of black .taffeta, v^t^./simple ancKrAther 'severe in cut, yet
not a: princess-model,': for it J M«.aVglrdle". I ';'Wre originaKtouch was .the
little , tuoked and embroidjEMa * white ,.- lirwK; chemisette that ; peeped
above the ; low-cut silk,^awfthe* linen ;U«fercuffs. in »her-' abbreviated
sleeves. . With' her.-blackyrilk stockingj^nd bathing- shoes and the
\u25a0 enormous 'gold-colored -puffed Bilk 1 . capTsh«'iwore.« tho glrl'ivTw e-posl
\u2666tive-beauty.~4-" .. '--. -=\u25a0. \u25a0;\u25a0 \u25a0 •.'. «v* * f *j- :'•\u25a0 '-; :..'--~-^ ~. .'[ \u25a0•. \u25a0 .....
; r-Icouldni help thinking that little LtoSa,-,who-sat next to her. was
more sensible. on. so'cool , a, day. * however- ;She ..-wore a , "white pique
one-piece dress, easily washable and- efinply-' cut,^ and: over it a' short.
\u25a0 serge c6at ' in * reefer s style and 'in the : prettiest -, llgrht blua and - whit«v
check. The collar and cuffs were'of .wh4te serffe."and. a-whtte pater/t
leather>belt held it at the waist.^!A^black straw sailor, a wlde-raesh^d
veil, .chamois g-loves,.and-.there you are! ./\u25a0'... \u0084 '<\u25a0'. •;
Harriet is our, sailor maiden, for she -waa>born and brought ti» on
this lakeland her; father towns thevlln* of -steamships that- dally
molest our* solitude. Of-course. I don't' characterize them. 1 that \u25a0 way
to him! She^wanted to do the .tacking. .l but ;we persuaded her to let
old Uncle -Jim" do the hard •work-ior us, ,-wttlle she Just looked .the part
\u25a0 In, her: white slinen T sailor/suit,* -with the -bright blue serge collar .and
regulation armstrap. Her fskirt- was a darker blue - serge, aad 1 she
wore, her; hair,' well tied back from -the sharp wind."- \u25a0 . \u0084 . ,
- And I? \Oh.: l. was resplendent, as usual; this time in. my, new dark
J>lue serge. skirti and > the dearest cream-colored knitted sweater^(a
present from - Jack) \u25a0; with blue ' collar ' and - cuffs and "frontispiece.'.'
as that : irrepressible calls Jt-tBuC of course,- 1 uraa nothing: compared
to those'others. •. ' v .-. y ' ' '. . - - ;
\u25a0.-.•-r'-tWell,--hero- comes, my -recreant ; husband with his two
Goodby, -.my dear. Your - •\u25a0 - \u25a0 ; " ELEANOR, i

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