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The San Francisco call. [volume] (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1895-1913, December 04, 1910, Image 17

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It seems to me that all -the letters between \is
of late should be charged to my account. Still,
I suppose I must forgive you and write still another.
For I have been matchmaking agaln!-^-my. pet ;vlce, v
as you and Bob could certify. This time it Is young '\u25a0
Ted Rutherford, for whom our Teddy was named,
and pretty Margaret Carrlngton. - . : - .'. *
Ted has a picture In the academy this year, so of
course, I arranged to take Margaret .to.. see> It— with
Ted at the other end to play guide and mentor. Vv
Margaret looked lovely, as usual; this time In
corn-color silk henrletta, with, gray fur to edge her
Ekirt end ber Eleeves, a yoke and fichu of gray chif
fon, with undersleeves to match, . and a bib, over
yoke and applied sklrtband of oriental embroidery.
Her hat was old rose (that color combination sounds
weird. I know, but It was most successful), a cloche
shape, trimmed with vertical bands of, black velvet
ar.d a row of tiny satin roses.
I was distinctly de \u25a0 trop, bo I spent my time -In
looking about me. :On© stunning creature nearby was
all in black velvet, j the skirt slashed to* shqw^ a vivid
sash of royal blue satin. -Her yoke was of perfectly i
plain white cnlffon^avery modish touchy my, dear
elsterJ A.black velvet picture, hat,; with 1 an." uncurled I
chantecler plume, and a big black fur muff completed
a really masnlflcent "eet up." (Pardon me. for ( QUot-~
lng'Jack and-Teddy!) „.*""* ' ~ 'J """-,.-'" :
\u25a0 \u0084 ;. With -her was a. demure llttl-e maiden— very, pretty,
thougn— ln brown ratine. , The sfoort coat r was- trim
med only with a broad stitched band j and"; with {two
frogged buttons: the ekirt was cut apron sty}«. ; Her
hat ..was a puffed cloche Shape: brown velvet; with
I huge black velvet daisies around the brim.' -^ : , >. '
And I? \u25a0 I ' graced the ; occasion with \u25a0 my ' wistaria
broadcloth. You know. lt: .; the one '.with the empire
coat and the braiding. - I had a ,new, hat," though:
plea ted" 6ilk, with a black feather band and , cluster. § j
.;. ,'1 really think- something is going to come of my,
matrtunaklng! Ted Is at Margaret's nearly every
night. I shall let-you know . developments. ' : :.
Tour loving ELEANOR:'

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