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By CORA MOORE. |
New York'* Fashion Authority.
NEW YORK, March 19?Large hats
and medium ones have their virtues
hut when spring breezes are llkoly to
overtake one at any moment there Ik
no denying the comfdrt of the closefitting
hat. and nowadays comfort Is
1p high favor with fashion. In the
siroet, in the shopB. one sees at least a
dozen small hats to every large one.
Here, then, are three of the very newest.
All of them, yon will notice, sit well
down over tho face-and squarely on
the head. Only occasionally among the
spring collections Is there a small hat
CONFESSIONS 1
| ; OF A BRIDE
(Copyright, N. E. A.)
! J. I Make a Study of the Successes
CAd Failures of Miss Miller's Room.,
t/' gj Katherine Miller's marvelous "regency"
bed made a glorious background
for her golden beauty. Her hurt ankle
did not make it necessary for her to
stay in bed, she explained, after she
bad greeted Chrys and mo, but she
1' rather liked to take a little rest cure,
once In a while; she believed that women
could get rid of half their ner ?g%Us
afflicitlons simply by shutting
themselves up in their own rooms occaslonally.
ail' agreed with her. but since I had
Kk&mr very well that the women who
need that kind of a cure most are the
very ones wno think they cannot have
. it.
^ 5.% soured the tea, because Miss Mil
let didn't care to alt up to ao u. xn?
pretty ceremony interested me tai
once. H save me an excuse (or let ,
ting Chrys and Katherlne do moBt o(
the talking. While they chatted, 1
Studied Katharine's surronndings.
They were as unique as her particular
etyle of beauty, altogether aa splendid
as her own lovely person. Every
girl adores an artistic room of her
awn, and I was doubly interested in
?.- Kafherln e's, because my little home
i needed furnishing up a bit this spring.
A 1 took notes, mentally, of tho successes
and the failures of Miss Miller*!! decor|
atlve schema.
f -4The motif was odd enough?K was
P the the circle!
Bma :Chrretobel knew all about the
mysticism' connected with iffat symbol,
and it seafed to me that she was
- -rather vexed because Katherlne had
celled upon ltl Chrystobel knew that
she herself ought to have such a
i "temperamental" environment, but, of
course, she oould never imitate Kathemefs
suite,, even thi/Tgh she could
Improve upon It!
A round mirror in a narrow black
frame topped Katherine's delicately
f?- made dressing table, and another of
much larger else was suspended by
silken ropes above her chest of drawera.
The bed wag a wonderful thing,
with a round headboard, handcarved
w*?wh- ?npd and it was cover
ff ed with * delicately flowered end tinted
satin spread having a shirred
flounce which quite concealed the
H sides of the bed and the rounded end.
P The bed looked dike an enlarged and
glorified chaise lounge. I had never
seen anything like It except In foreign
Hie stable and dresser, the hutch
end ie mantle, the shelves and the
T| -walls of the room were clnttered with
at treasure of rare bottlos and boxes
?nS vases, toilet articles and etchings
Katherlne's pride was her collec1
tlons of mirrors. She specialised In
round mirrors and bad spent a fortune
in gathering them together from
all parts of the world. It was this collection
which suggested the circle as
the motif of the decorations, she ex,
plained. Chrys enthused vivaciously
about the Idea, but I was spiteful. 1
V suppose. Said myself to myself:
"Mirrors! How characteristic of a
I girl- When she admires one of them.
I she admires the reflection of herself!"
1 Judging from the opulence of her
P boudoir, I decided that there wasn't
[ much restraint In Miss Miller's na
ture. and became I couldn't like her,
In spite or Bob's recant attempt to
make me do so, I hoped that I had
considerable) restraint In ' my own
"This collecting mania must get to
be an awful form of self-indulgence,"
l- thought. "First, a girl nils up her
own room, then the-houay and when
that Is crammed, the superfluous 'seconds'
most be -seat off to a museum!
Little personal pleasure can one haye
In owning a museum, I should think."
And I was glad that I didn't have to
T]
Vtll Not Disturb
all Hats in Favo
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that is worn at the Jaunty angle of a
last roar's headgear. r
The sports hat of Jean Troupman In o
"Roly Boly Eyes" 1b a silk one of tan I
and hrown wtth a row of tiny brown"
silk buttons only to relieve Its sever- t
Ity. The second hat which sits bo j
smartly on Bemadette Lynch's pretty 1
head (she Is one of the Palais Royale's o
POlF Advent
of the
b/ dive Kobor
The Fox Wit
Along the road of Topsy-Turvy Land
very happy because the peppennent cri
pleasure.
Suddenly they heard a most terrll
chicken coop," said Nick, pointing. "L e
What a sight met their eyes when
ens were crowded Into one corner of th(
screaming like sillies. And on the ott
through which a head was sticking, am
to Reynard the Fox, but just now hew
t, the twins thought at first he mfghtbi
ow the horns.
Oh I IfTiftm fnrno d/tn't tiewo Knw *i
trouble, he couldn't get his head out.
"Oh. ploase help me," he begged ,
an awful pickle. J wanted a nice, Jul c
head through his hole. After I got It
grow, and now I can't pull my head out
dear's, but not just this minute. One
como to Topsy-Turry Land, and. perha;
waited, and here they arc at lost, at th
most inconvenient! What shall I do?
gun."
Nick spied a loose board. Just then
never to steal any more chickens?" he
? "Tee, yes!" answered the fox. "Do
"All right," said Nick, lifting the
scncpered away to the woods.
buy the things that happened to please
me, lust for the thrill of purchasing
them, or just because I happened to j
havo the mpney to pay for them.
ill y lime uuubc ic^uucu ouu'.o ic*
novating, as most homes do every ,
spring. I decided that restraint should
be the keynote of my decorating j
problems. I would buy very nice
things, but I would buy them sparingly.
I would certainly avoid the litter
and the clutter which, in spite of its
eloquence, was the dominating and
the distressing feature of Hiss Miller's
luxurious suite.
(To Be Continued.) _
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iWHV "THs SLVd HAT T
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IE WEST VIRGINIAN, FA
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.ttractive show girls) Is a Guardalia
nodel of bright red moss straw and
las a largo flower design emfcfoidered
n worsted in front. With this Miss
.yneh wears a Buddy yell in taupt
hade.
The third hat is a fine brown straw
rith a close, but slightly flowing rim
nd has by way of trimming two narow
bands of ribbon and a fanshaped j
irnament of glycerine ostrich tower- j
ng over the crown from the back.
Ono other thing to be noted of hats
his year is that they are well made
,'nd finished even to the shaped silk'
inings which oftentimes show a bit
if decorative cording or embroidery.
uSis 1E31
rwiNS
ir Bartow.
h Horns.
skipped Nancy and Nick, feeling
tarn had given the whale so much
lie racket "It's over there in that
t's run."
they opened the door! All the cbicki
coop, scolding and chattering and
ter side of the coop wsb a hole
1 yelling like everything. It belonged
as very hard to recognise. In fac
s Jocko, their monkey, until they s
s, but this fox did. That was the
when he saw the children. "I'm in
y pullet for my dinner, so I stuck my I
through these awful horns started to j
I'ae always wanted horns like the
day the Fairy Queen told me to
PB, I'd get them. I've waited and
e very wrongest time. They are
I hear the fanner coming with his
. il i noip yon, wui yon promise
said,
hurry!"
board, and the fox, tree at last.
Couldn't Afford to Be Rich v
Char?Sorry to Inform you, mum, as
! shan't be' able to come no more.
Lady?And wh'y not, Mrse. Bouser?
Char?Can't afford It, mum. Me
usb&nd says It I earns any more
noney 'e'll 'are to pay lncobe tax.?
London PuncJj.
THE DAILY SHORT
STORY v
Will be found on page 11
101NGS OF THE DUFFS?(1
iilSBVENNG? I
kwWEPe. 1 || 6ocd> Ev"
PARTW- | ||| offic
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is A PRESS ^ VJ
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Dominant Displays
APPAREL FOR
g TYLES which are correct to the minub
which comes as near as possible to beir
" these two factors together with materials ?
they are rich in appearance enter into ever
Hence we speak-of these as "dominant dispt
out doubt, the most distinctive, desirable anc
tic gathered for the Spring season. t
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. ' Dominant Displays of
SPRING SUITS
$35.00 to $1*25.00 (t
Showing that we have chosen with /
due regard for our patrons' preferences.
Suits made of worthy materials
and in attractive styles and
plenty of them are here.
Quite the Same Fine Suits as Sold
in Fifth Avenue Shops.
SPRlN<
l7 wCmu smart fabrics
Hn 'Coats Which
Dominant Displays of
QPDTivrr ppnrirc
U1 I IVWilU
$20.00 to $95.00
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The new season reveals a great
range of clever styles and youth- IM
fulness is the leading note. Ample
stocks of Frocks in silks, satins, .. *
tricotine and serges are now ready
here.
Frocks for Morning, Afternoon
and After-dark as Well.
[QM DRESSES FOR THE^CCAS1QNQ^BY~AIXJ
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if late GEKTLEKied'j?7 W.SWE.{
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2 and workmanhip
lg perfection itself? WPjjmESr'
is good in quality as 1
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?^L'or PowV Be. Too rare, wth - 7==}
jnawcup l.?o! Woor commemts,me4- RcArtlTftoST- |Ij
> 1 1HAVE so^trwolG / MM ewes? g|
-VoRj*y^^m WPE*MW HAT!
^m
y Osgood's offering. ' , <-^T* % Kvsl J i
ays." They are, with- a '
i fashionably authen- - p ? ?
Dominant Display?-#f
= HATS 1
? styles from a number .Iffi
which to choose?and " j .' ':Jj|
very evident merit. In
few words, the Os- |
1 good's Millinery offerings
of the present
season are rich in
many features of de-'
sirability and notably
moderate in price.
, $5 to $35 ^ |m
int Displays of
C COATS J? '"1
) to $75.00 ffr^y\
appealing features \\
different modes that [ jff I' R A\ \W I
will find a becoming 1 utt > i' '1 tcfc
loped of Polo Clothj ^nw.
Velour and other A?[
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Every Woman Wonld
8 to Possess. Dominant Displaysof
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