The Delineator Volume 101

The Delineator Volume 101

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...to most types of figure. The neck may be boat-shaped, and one may use a blouse body lining if preferred. Make the dress of materials like homespun, serge, tricotine. gabardine, soft twills, wool crepe, wool jersey, silk crepes, crepe de Chipe, pongee, crepe satin, crepe meteor, satin, etc. A 16-year size requires 23s yards of 54inch serge and yard of 36-inch linen. The lower edge of the dress is '2.x/i yards. The dress is smart for misses 16 to 20 years. It is suitable for small women..State. .. issue there appears the in o egc Letter Sj, jring story Q a Kansas Contest girl's successful struggle for a college education. The Delineator's check reached the prizewinner, Miss Eulalia Dougherty, just before graduation. The following letter of acknowledgment from Miss Dougherty tells its own story about the amount of happiness that the check carried with it: "I can't write a formal thanks for the fivchundred-dollar prize. It means more to me! 1 am going to tell you that I have been the happiest girl in Kansas. In order that you may know just a little of the happiness it brought to me, I shall tell you something about the m inner in which I shall spend it. "When I entered the University of Kansas, my parents promised that they would come to my graduation if I should finish school. Mother wrote just a few months ago and said it would be impossible. I started writing features to pay her expenses, but daddy--well, I had to leave him out. Now I am bringing them both. And you did il. They are both about sixty-rive years old. Mother wrote me just the other day that she had finished a new white organdy dress to wear. You have made them so happy. My father put the telegram in the little grocery window. I sent him one the night I received...show more

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  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 708g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780876
  • 9781236780874