Heritage, Volume 7, Number 3, Summer 1989 Page: 10
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Ladles who Attend the Chicago Exposition
should wear the
to modify the fatigues of
Z lthe occasion. This Waist
contributes materially to
comfort aiid endurance in
I working, walking and
Jtl travel. Snug-fitting, styll
l I Bish, becoming; good, firm
_- 0 mM W (E $ support without corset
-:D~)11/~~~,, ~ severity; of great practical
utility to delicate
Ie /ilI \ women, misses and growing
giris. Corset s t e e I s
front and back
White, Drab, Gold, FastBlack,
Summer Net. Sold
by dealers everywhere.
Sample, post-paid, $1.)0.
Our finest grade, $1.75.
We invite the attention of DELINEATOR
readers to our competitive
exhibit of Corsets and Jackson
Favorite Waists at Chicago.
Our LaCROSSINE, French
Fibrone goods are a revelation
in American corset manufactureCoronet
Co rset Co.,
! i FS 25T Y2IRSELF
4 ON THE WORLD'S FAIR CITY.
Ui EDG aylT & ! I!HT
Contains what you want
I to know regarding the
great Western metropoti,,i!
lis. Its light and dark
I N[Jb..~ Lsides are told In a breezy
.,a.n n e manner. In it will be
' found information of
- which even many residents
themselves are ignorant. If
visiting Chicago for only a day it
will repay you to read this book,
M It will enable you to view, buy or enjoy what you
wish. Thrilling as a novel and seductive as a romance.
800 Pages. 69 Illustrations. Price, 50c.
For sale by all book-stores, newsdealers and trainboys,
or sent postpaid by the publishers,
THOMSON & ZIMMERMAN,
X" La Salle Street. CHICAGO.
EW A TT> What the Rev.
] EADDr. Thomas
Says of Hl. and
"Meg. H. and H. Co., Gntemen:-The work done in la eleln pet a
eur home is entirely utisfaetory. The effect of your preparation n re tortin
colors is relly remarkble.-RH. . W. TEOMA, i36Monroe St., Chogo,L
He. a n d H. is a preparation for WASHING and
CLEANING Silks and Woolens, Ribbons,
Curtains and CARPETS.
IT HAS NO EQUAL FOR CLEANING HOUSE, KILLING
MOTHS AND REMOVING CREASE SPOTS.
YOU NEED IT-Saves MONEY and LABOR.
Simple Cake FREE on receipt of Fi -Cur S- BP,.
Address H. and 1. C00.,
:DES 3EOIlsTES, IOWA..
The Pullman Palace Car Co. use it
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order ad we will seud by
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Glad filled full jew.eld GO
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wa you nl forsm ' 1F LLED 1
If you like it pay Exprese agent
6.O and keep it, otherwise -
hateit relrned at our expense. /- 6. . .We
only ok your promise --
to go to Xzpre55ofIcoe
ealmine and H\ @ , _
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gives Gold plated I lS /
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an't affordd]' ; . '
It ad pay C.OD.i
charges. What a_
Guthri Center, Ia. Jan.
]M, 189.-Klrtlacd Bros k Co.: Send me saother 6. 0 watch. Traded
other I bought for $:t .00. Yours truly, SeLL WAha.UT Hn.d
ireds speak likewise. Address all orders.
I mTLND lMIOfs. d CO.. i .
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ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS,
M. V. H.:-Select one of the pretty gray-blue
cloths showing a dot., and develop it by costume
pattern No. 6057, which costs is. 8d. or 40 cents.
Finish with rows of machine-stitching, and wear
tapestry-blue dogskin gloves.
MRS. G. A. 0.:-Bustles are not now worn.
Goods like your sample would make a pretty holiday
frock for the little miss; shape it by pattern
No. 3847, price l0d. or 20 cents. Your other
question is answered in the Housekeepers'
Department of this issue.
HELENE:-There are many publications on
palmistry, any of which may be obtained through
your local bookseller. An article on that subject
appeared in "Evening Amusements at
Home " in the DELINEATOR for February, 1891.
SUBSCRIBER:-The Spring medicine to which
you refer is composed of the following ingredients:
2 ounces of Rochelle salts.
1 ounce of cream of tartar.
Pour on the drugs a quart of boiling water, and
allow the mixture to cool. Strain and bottle;
and each morning before breakfast take a wineglassful.
This cools the blood, tones the stomach,
and prevents the eruptions and irritations
which appear on the skin when the blood needs
thinning and cooling.
No. 500 Ladies' Featherbone Waist.
Extra Quality Sateens. Very Popular
Patent Forms give free expansion.
Combines Style with Comfort.
Recommended by Physicians,
Extra long Waist. F./B. g50.
Form is Perfect.
18 to 36. White, Drab, fEcru or Black.
Price of any, $1.00.
Featherbone Dress Forms.
_A^ _11. Adjustable.
ldfll i~ght. _
~^f/l il)& Comfortable.
fly i~[lll~Jl&vlP May be Washed.
White only. Price, 40 Cents.
For sale by retailers, or post-paid on receipt of price.
FEATHERBONE CORSET C00.,ole Manufacturers,
* 4ART FOLIO
Abeautlful reproduction of these six famous paintings:
Reverie, R. Poetzelberger.
E- E- T Maud, Paul Thumann.
Advance Guard, A. Schreyer.
F R1 E\E_- i Honeymoon, R. Poetzelberger.
The Duet, Conrad Kiesel.
^^^^^^ Expectation, A. Seifert.
The delicate gradation of these pictures is marvellously
rendered in the reproduction, forming a beautiful souvenir
for the parlor table or for framing. No advertising
matter appears on the etchings. The portfolio with the
six etchings sent prepaid on receipt of five a-ct. stamps.
A. M. McPHA1L PIANO CO.. Boston.
FASHIONS FOR JUNE, 1893.
FIGURE No. 1.-LADIES' HAT.
FIGURE No. 1.
-LADIES' HAT.-This hat is represented in
medium-dark chip. The brim is edged with a
quilling of lace, and the crown banded with
ribbon, which is formed in a large bow in front,
a full bunch of tiny blossoms being arranged
among the loops of the bow. The hat is simple
and is a generally becoming shape.
It is a fascinating study to compare the
changing ladies' fashions during this era.
So closely were the changes made that it is
simple to date Victorian photographs
within three years if a woman is pictured.
Men's clothing, on the other hand, has not
changed its basic style since Beau Brummell
introduced long pants in 1820.
Another question often asked about
great granny's clothing is, "Where did
Texas ladies get their dresses, and how did
they stay current with the fashions on the
At a very early age, young girls were
taught to hem and do straight stitches.
They were expected to become more expert
with a needle as they grew older, and to
help with all the household sewing. After
1850, sewing machines became available-
very simple and more or less foolproof.
An advertisement in an 1858 Houston
newspaper offered one for $50. This
was a good deal of money, but the machine
would last a long time and save hours on all
the plain work. If a woman lived in the city,
she could buy her yard goods at a dry goods
merchant and go to the local draper, tailor
or "modiste." These shops subscribed to all
the French and English fashion plates, and
the customer could choose her dress style.
She would go back for at least one fitting.
Country dwellers usually had a collection
of paper patterns; these could be mailordered
from magazines and traded and
TOP and OPPOSITE: The Delineator, 1893.
While fashions were foremost in advertising, there
were also potions for ailments, answers to questions,
remedies, and advice for the lovelorn.
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