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The San Francisco call. [volume] (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1895-1913, October 02, 1910, Image 17

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The sna Francisco Sunday Call Woman Section
}f a Such a glorious time as^I r hadlS^^t^temojbnl I
\u25a0J*->\\' must tell;^^you about it. F '^* J -^
- You know that lovely bay -horse that I*have ! had longing
eyes upon, for months- past? Well, i£r. Longacre has jnst coa- V
sell hinyand Bob has given him to me, witn^a, n^w>v
riding Habit, fo>Va T birthday present. ; =
You can xmagixxo that I lost no time in taking 'a canter^,
over our hillside with; my Rajah, as I have called him (he is ss*
very royal looking) ;;and bo he and I went off in the cool after
noon air today. !&Ij new costume consists of a green lady's
cloth skirt, cut in th^\egulation length and shape, and a red
covert coat, rather like V hunting coat, with a low-cut double
breasted front. *L \ " . .' • \u25a0 •
Of course, I had the .correct stiff linen stock, but I did not"
indulge in a derby hat, 'as^tHey are singularly unbecoming to
me. Instead, I wore a flat^B^mi-mushroom shape of black
velvet,;rather .like the famous fNapolebnioVtlire^<^rnere<i&liatv\
Jin effect, and- with*a:large white^cockade -at the* right =B|d^^jCfi
''am going to learn; to ride astride soon ; \ I knowjbow mucE^L^^^
healthful it is, but I -learned -;tlie\ other ; way:lop£;a£6.! :^^^^§
< \u25a0 \u25a0 On»theSvay.l met 'f Helen "Willis, wnoml^ad^ot sfeenff^^
*a Jpng time. She ; was I riding^ie'r - big black/mare \u25a0 SbJ?bjis|Butri|§
•alje dismounted and came over to^yay a^siu^^Kaj|^landliS^g
*Helan is very artistic, y}ju4aSo l^^heJ^y^«^^alwaysl^^^b^^g
rjie^surroundings. .ffi
•.^fi^i^juity^with'cSat, skirt,:. wai§,tc^^nd^uiiderblreecjir:T ":ul
' complete. '"The suit , itself was • black'-and^hiieTcfeck^>bar€tft
.plaid, with buttons and pipings of blafclt •^lin^Sh^-rideg.wit^^
out a hat, simply, tying her hair with/a} blpk^ribbon ;"f andfif ilpl
did not have my. lovely new hat with^itslt^^Sii^n^TjibMr^
under 1 the chin, \ 1 might try the sam^fcqmforiablei n^tK6d. I glj|
I'm afraid' l'm making you' very^ rjealoual with JaUin^;talkl6f^
riding, you poor, city-bound . peraoiuWF^rgive^me^woo'tfyo'u I
and write soon. Your loving.sister, "\u25a0" \u25a0 'T^^^fj^P-QS;^^^

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