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San Francisco Sunday Call. Woman's Section The Smartest Fashions of Well-Dressed Folk D' EAR: ELEANOR: ,-/./ >s- :^.Vv /'\u25a0.:/ .'- ' j r -r.thlnk;l am 'the' most Ldevoted sister In the world. It Is ValmostJS' o'clock -in;; thV^mprnlng, the last guests at our '. Halloween Idance have just. left; us/ and* Instead of clearing up or - £roing^tO'bed;-~-the .two* sensible v things -to. do under the circum stances;,I-sit here writing you all about it.. -- :"The ; truth' Is, :I;am c too", excited to do anything else. . It was a t glorious; success,, sister'. mine! 'Being- semi-country folk, we had the :people In; the-barn,:with Jack-o'-lanternheads 'hanging from -thfi, rafters; and ' cor n3 talks' and- autumn leaves to -fill all the draughty cracks:t.We kept it perfectly dark until all the Invited came.: r ,.When;all --were* there, we- suddenly lighted the candles all over ?thebarri>.; "We"- danced /till 12; then .we sat down to a big -..-fe«t"oCoyster^patt!es, celery, olives.^llttle fried sausages, pumpkin "jlie/^clder and , coffee'^ -:,,,. ,, \u25a0 \u25a0•'\u25a0\u25a0• • ,Iwas sovexcite'd and hurried that I could hardly tell one person ••from another/ although j our guests were in costume but unmasked. '\u25a0 StillM J could see 'that- we had two Indian maidens, each from her own half of .the'.^rorld:, the East Indian in- a loose pink* robe, wide . strlpe<i!8ash,. withs,turban : to: match, and long ?tan~ bloomers above thQ pink: slippers, .besides heavy ringearrings and bracelets; anil dk^fe-; 1 : • vo-ur\own ; American Indian, In a. yellow blanket, -striped tn,niany colors," a" beaded leather underdress and a wiue blue- band overjher : straight black hair. . <->> Then there wes" a typical, Pierrot s (his wife, a Scot tish. Highland Ikdy in kilties and a feathered cap. made his. costume': tierself), dressed in white, with big black silk T pompons 'down the front -of- the loose smock and wide trousers and one on his white peaked hat. •v'-'i One couple that -attracted, my attention made a real :Watteau'-grpup.'"al though ostensibly he alone was of the eighteenth'century and she was a maiden of "befo' de S*aht" v .though'her hair was inconsistently but charm ingly, powdered- - She. was In a blue ruffled silk crinoline, ctktVlow.' with a' tight bodice and puffed and ruffled "sleeves." and a rpvr of .tiny rosebuds at the neck; he was in 'gray, kneebreeches. satin, waistcoat, powdered hair and all, completed- "r": '\u25a0%'\u25a0\u25a0 ';<--' Ifind I 'am terribly sleepy, after all. Eleanor. I shall ;ha\'e^t° -P OTt Pone the rest of this until tomorrow. My love -to Jac.k j and Teddy. Good-night. , --. Your loving. . :. \u25a0 MADGE.