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WHITE MOURNING FOR
This Is a Novelty of the Present Season and
These Costumes Are Made of White Eta
mine, Crepe, Eusterless Taffeta, Etc.
Three Imminently Smart White Toilet* for Watering Place Wear That
Suggest Clever Ideas, for I.ntc Sommer Dressmaking-A New French
doth Similar to That Worn by Matron. Coder the Roman Em
pire-Grey Silk Hose, Peppered With Chenille Dot.. Worn
With Grey Glace Kid Slipper. Arc the Most Effec
tive Footgear ThU Year.
New York, July 6.—'The woman in white
Is eimply übiquitous, for the sex "that
druses elaborately and thereby makes the
biggest fly wheels of commerce go round,
Is about to deal with weather that Rives
ter the greatest charm of appearance and
comfort when she ts arrayed in swan-like
raiment. A greater number of yards of
white organdie have been sold for this
season's wear than in a half a dozen pre-
(a) Irish Green Hose With White Panne Slippers,
lb) Black Pan-ne Dancing Slippers.
■- 1 Grey Hose and Grey Slippers.
vious springtimes, says the dealers in dry
G ooo *. and the dressmakers corroborate
Jhe assertion. One needle artiste willing*
ly displayed to privileged eyes some won
drously filmy, flouncy things that were in
process of packing for forwarding to a
*roup of debutantes at New York.
! ' rybody this season, with just the
necessary number of exceptions to prove
thf rule,” explained the dressmaker, "is
"earing pure white for morning; pure
"fi'" lawn and organdie touched with
nln k panne or velvet ribbon is in the
c °de fashionable for church going, and all
our smart summer coaching, automobil
es anl picnic suits are cut from white
• mich linen or drap de Nimes.
U'-re is a study for 11 o’clock service
011 a bright hot Sunday," and there was
H'' ad forth a lovely double flounced cloud
organdie made light as 6oapsuds In as-
Pc* by the vertical insertions of white
a , n.'iennes threading the two very full
"alarums at intervals of two inches. All
fluttering daintiness was dropped up
on a foundation of pure white silk that
comes from Japan, Is very crispy, but thin
•Iniott as muslin, and is called in the
trajf* messme silk, because the grils in the
smart set of Tokio use it as a lining for
tn*ir immer kimonos.
I: ‘* waist of the organdie was lined
*uh Ldlk only as high as the bust in order
the fair wearer’s white chest and
•Moulders shine softly through o high col
yoke made of alternating bands of
transparent goods and lace Insertion. A
* bertha of organdie and lace dropped
• bout the shoulders, and these were lace
rimmed scarfs of the material wafted to
• knees from a knot of black wired
parn< on t^e breast. full rucked
r (randie sleeves and a belt and bow fn
*, frl strap of panne completed this pretty
’ excepting the hat. which was a
, lff brimmed affair, made wholly of
• i f<l organ ide, banded broadly with
k panne on the crown, which was pH
w "ifh masses of marguerites.
'When my lady comes at lost
Timid and stepping fast.’ "
. f ‘* n you picture anything more sweet
. :1 - ive than this at the church gate?"
'Kjircd the maker of gowns, "and we
a\r. turned out dozens already for the
and) ‘ ni ' Purpose, never adopting an involved
as fancy frocks ore not the thing
' r <'hureh going. What we do do, how
is to use a good deal of simple, In
' naive lace, und to give the expansive
l r , p 7' t to the foot of skirts by gathering
r bounces just as full al the thread
Cjn pull (he goods.
1 " r (ieorge and Chicago.
• hff 1 m ® “bow y°u a most attractive
nl < mohair suit that Is about to set
■ W Ml UXt'a work la the wardrobe
§dtmnnal) Morning iXVtoe.
Of a slim, pretty creature at Lake George.
It is what I would call an ideal boating
and picnic dress,” and so it was. With
geometric nicety the skirt was laid from
waist to below ,he knees in front in tucks
placed close together and of a narrowness
that forced them to stand out straight
, rom 11*6 surface of the goods. The tuck
, in g grew shorter a< the rear of the Jupo
. and thus created a full flounce-like efTect
1 abou * foot. With this skirt was worn
a captivating shirt waist of finest white
linen, relieving with polka dots of zinc
blue and a collar, tie and broad girdle of
plain white linen.
Over the shirt was drawn a bolero
Jacket of tucked mohair bound with n
band of white embroidery about all its
edges, garnished with five little bullet
shaped mohair buttons on either side
A Newport flown for 11 o'clock Sunday
Service. A Cloud of Organdy Touched
and coquettlshTy finished with sleeves
that drew a few inches beyond the el
bow and broadened at the end in order
to give the shirt's sleeves the effect of
an under sleeve. To finish all this ofT
went a hat In sailor shape of stitched
white mohair with a big bow of dotted
linen In the front, and with righteous
pride the composer of the gown viewed
“I've got another rather smart little
composition here In white drap de
Nimes,” she volunteered. "Tbs* > • MF
SAVANNAH, GA., SUNDAY, JULY 8, 1900.
light wool goods that has been In vogue
these three months In Paris, and the
weave of the goods is said to be just the
same as that of the stuff of which
fashionable Roman ladies made their
costumes in the days when Nlmes was a
Roman city. The dress of which I speak
Is going to a lakeside resort not far from
Chicago, and it will be used for going to
call and to teas in a smart automobile.
As you the effect aimed at is the
ever popular princess mode, and this
broad, horizontal tucking on the skirt
and waist is the latest popularity for
slim, well figured women. Down the
front from throat to toes the continuous
panel is outlined by bands of heavy
cream guipure on the wool, and hand
some wheels of guipure set at intervals
down the center of the panel harmonize
with the lace efTect, repeated in epaulettes
on the collar and at the cuffs. The one
touch of color is a strap and bow of pastel
yellow taffeta at the waist line. If I do
say it myself, that is a quite perfect
A White Mohair Suit, an Ideal Boating
and Picnic Costume for Lake George.
suit, and I have bought to go with It a
pastel yelow silk parasol having a white
handle and a flaring pompadour hat of
pastel yellow straw with a huge cabbage
of white silk at one side.
A Novelty in Moarning.
‘‘Here you will see something quite new
this season,” continued the modiste with
agreeable garrulity. "The v/hite mourn
ing-only the unmarried women wear It
so far, and we don’t consider anything but
white etamtne, crepe, lusterlees taffeta,
India lawn, etc., as strictly mourning, and
we trim, with dead surface, taffeta ribbon
and white velvet a good deal. One of the
sweetest suits I have made this season
Is a pure white etamlne trimmed with
white crepe, and the hat was
a white mohair shape, set off with white
crepe folds and bows and a few clusters
of white pearl de jardin rosea so arranged
that no foliage showed. A dull white taf
feta parasol and white shoes made this
one of the most becoming and suitable
driving or church dresses I have turned
out of my work-Tooms in six months.
New Dancing in Footgenr.
"But before you go do let me show you
some of the newest ideas In dancing foot
gear that have Just this week been put
on the market. You know, when we mo
distes take an order for a frock nowa
A Small Automobile Dress of Drap de
Nlmes for Calls and Afternoon Teas.
days tve contract to provide the toilet
with or without furnishings. That means
with or without the gloves, shoes, hose,
hat, parasol, hair ornament, handkerchief
and fan, or whatever Is necessary to make
It a rounded out costume. Fsually with
hall dresses we supply the slippers an.l
lisle or silk stockings, and the smartest
bit of smartness Just now Is steel grey
lace kid slippers, embroidered on the toes
In grey chenille and steel or Jet beads
Grey silk hose go with these, and they
are peppered over with black chenille dots
and steel points.
"Just as new, but not yet quite so pop
ular, are absolutely undecoraled dancing
sandals of black or white panne worn
with very gay hosiery. For example,
with one pair of black panne shoes I sent
a pair of white lisle hose having a won
drous broad zig-zag line embroidered in
Mark directly down the front of tne leg.
With a pair of white slipper* I sold pure
Irish green silk hose, elaborately open
worked up the front of the ankle to show
the pale pink of the dainty foot beneath.”
At this Juncture there was a violent
ringing at the telephone In the dressmak
er’s sanctum and a voice In squeaky, but
peremptory tones vibrating through the
receiver, sent the mistrees of the robes
off In * iiurry to less congenial tasks than
the tale of her triumphs in the designing
and execution ot masterly frocks.
In both hiffh and
low cut, with soft
Vicl uppers, black
and colors, at
Avery extensive assortment of this very desirable and
seasonable FURNITURE to be sold at MID SUMMER
PRICES to reduce stock, so as to enable us to purchase a larger
selection of Fall varieties. A few specimens these:
Hot Weather Goods.
English Long Cloths, 12
yds in piece, and
worth $1.75; per piece 01-Zu
Sheets, ready for use, large
enough for double CQ
beds, each Dull
Yard-wide Bleached Shirt
ing, regular price C ft
Yard-wide Fruit of Loom
Shirting, regular P3n
Printed Challies, )
Shirting Calicos, [ R n ?ij! a E f Q3P
30-In. Whit* India l POW st, u4U
Solid Color Black Lawn p
Solid Color Bine Lawn I ft
Solid Color Nile Green h
Solid Color Crepons II .
Solid Color Challies U U
40-inch White Victoria Lawns, 7|
regular price | 2u
Satin Striped India Lawns, |fl n
very sheer, 15c quality.. lull
68-inch White French Organ- QQ
dies, sold the world .nL. oub
48-inch French Nainsook QQn
reduced to Juu
Sheer White India Lawn, regu- m n
nlar price 15c lUu
White Corded Pique, and White India
Lawn, satin stripes, regular Q n
price 12j4c Du
Large size Turkish Bath in*
Towels, 15c valne lUu
54-inch Half-Bleached All Linen 7Cn
Damask, 50c valne Ouu
5-8 Damask Napkins, $1.25c QCp.
value, dozen dull
Summer Black Goods
30-inch Black French Organdies, sold
all over the oily at 39c 25c
36-lnch Black Mohair Brllllantlne, spe
cial for bathing suits and skirts 29c
All-wool Black Challies 35c
36-lnch all-wool Black Albatross. Pit
36-inch all-wool Nuns Veiling ... LI 111
36-lnch all-wool Tamlse !|| II
36-lnch all-wool Henrietta UUU
Special 45-inch 911 k and Wool G10ria...,50c
All thin summer weights.
Gentlemen, Keep Cool.
Screven Pattern Drawers 60c
*I.OO Stiff Bosom Shirts, with separate
eufle, to close S9c
Bnlbrlggan Underwear, per suit 600
Men’s Fine Percale Negligee Shirts,
collars arid cuffs attached, guaran
teed fast colors, perfect fitting, worth
*I.OO, at 49c
Men's Fine Silk Bosom Negligee Shirts
bosom made from genuine wash silk,
with fine cool cambric bodies, In
blues and pinks, former price, *!, at..59c
Men's Fine Cambric Night Shirts, with
fancy trimmed fronts, full lengths
and full bodies, worth 75c, at 39c
For this week we wi'.l eeil genuine Ma
dras Pajamas, worth *1.60, at 9Sc
Men s genuine Peppereil Jeans Draw
ers, (B. V. D. pattern), with string
or elastic bottoms, all waist meas
urements and lengths, worth 50c, at. 39c
A big lot of Men's Washable String
and Bond Bows, worth 25c each, at
10c, 3 for 25c
gellzo, the best scouring soap 2c
Enamellne Stove Polish 3c
Fly Traps, any size 10c
Ice Picks, worth 10c, at 5c
*I.OO Hammocks at 50c
*3.00 Hammocks at sl-50
*3.00 Hammocks at *2.19
*4.00 Hammocks at *2.98
K 00 Hammocks at *3.98
Pins, full count, paper
Hooks and Eyes, card A
Worsted Braid, roll . ,
English Tape, roll I m 1
Belt Pins, each I I
Dressmakers’ Needles, paper II .
Darblng Cotton, card II j
Hat Pins, extra long, each .. 11
Pulley Belt Rings, each
Ladies’ Ribbed Vests.
Ladles’ White Ribbed Vests 3c
Ladles' Striped Ribbed Vests 6c
Ladles' Pink and Blue Ribbed Vests..loc
Ladles’ Lists Thread Ribbed Vests 150
Silk Lisle Lactwork Vests. 50c quality..36o
Children's Ribbed Vests, all sizes, wing
. The new improved Baby Carriage
and Go-Cart has merits superior to
any placed on the market. Extra
double braced and scroll spring gear'
ing. No nuts to loose, Handle bars
guaranteed never to pull off, and
patent foot-brake. Rubber tires that
are good tires. Parasol can be put
in any position. They are strong
A slate colored Covert Cloth upholstered, oak flnlA
pongee silk adjustable parasol. Regular price 110.00,
This Sale, $6.48.
A red Turkish cloth, reed body, red allesia parasol, ruffled sflg% 1
, wood wheels. Regualr price *12.00,
This Sale, $7.50.
A brown oorded cloth, reed body, oak finished, porsaol * matcly
A Regular price *14.00, „ ,
This Sale, $9.50.
A Heywood Carriage, Willow body, olive green figured voleuf
v, lace covered parasol. Regular price $15.00,
This Sale, $9.75.
An English gear carriage, upholstered in crlmeon ▼♦lour, ntH *
flgpred, silk ruffled parasols to match. Regular price sll®s. f
This Sale, $12.50.
A dainty beauty In baby blue, oak finished, read body, wood . *
wheels, lace oovered parasol. Regular price *20.00t
This Sale, $14.50.
A reed body Go-Carl, strong as the best. Regular price *4 00,
This Sale, $2.65.
A Go-Cart, reed body, large dash board. Regular price *5.00,
This Sale, $3.25.
A Go-Cart, fancy reed body and larga splasher front, rubber
tires. Regular price *7.50,
This Sale, $4.85.
An oak phaeton Go-Cart, golden oak finish, wood wheele, rubber
tires. Regular price *8.60,
This Sale, $5.50.
A sleeper Go-Cart, can be used by Infant; rubber tlrea. Regular
This Sale, $5,98.
A sleeper Go-Cart, strong, well-made, any color parasol, rubber
tires. Regular price *ll.OO,
This Sale, $6,98.
bThe North Star Refriger
ators and Ice Boxes were se
lected by us because we be
workm.mship and arrange
ment of construction, being
less, and have galvanized steel
North Star Ice Boxes, to hold 50 pounds Ice, regular price *6.00. This Sale. .* 3.98
North Star Ice Boxes, to hod 75 pounds Ice, regular price *B.OO. This sale.. 6.48
Nonh Star Ice Boxes, to hold 100 pounds Ice, regular price *IO.OO. This sale.. 8.60
North Star Ice Boxes, to hold 150 pounds Tee, regular price *14.00. This sale.. 11 00
North Star Ice Boxes, to hold 250 pounds Ice, regular price *IB.OO. This sale.. 13.60
North Star Refrigerators, to hold 40 lbs Ice, regular price *14.60. This sale .. 9.98
North Star Refrigerators, to hold 60 lbs Ice, regular price *16.60. This sole.. 12 98
North Star Refrigerators, to hold 100 lbs Ice, regular price *22.00. This sale 15.98
North Star Refrigerators, to hold 125 lbs Ice, regular price *25.00. This sals .. 19.60
iA . , ~ , tn __ jl Come to us for a
lU piCCCS Ollly liu./a. saving ot 20 to 40 per cent.
Double width White Enamel (3 coats baked on), beds bras# trim
med, extra heavy, with an all-lion spring; regular price
*10.50. This sale *6.95
Rich Golden Oak Dresser, long French Bevst Mirror, hand
somely carved, something new and stylish, three deep
drawers, brass trimmed; regular price *l2 50. This sale. *7.75.
Mortis I ha'.rs for the piazza, with real to put In any position,
Regular price *2.50. This eale *1.48.
A fine A1 Moss Ms it reel, full, size, 40 pounds, best A. C. A.
ticking, guaranteed. Regular price *7.60. This sale *4.75.
A fine A1 all genuine Black Hair Mattress, full size, 40 pounds.
best A. C, A. ticking. Regular price *18.50. This Sale *12.50.
Beautiful I<a<ilea’ Fancy Willow Rockers. Regular price *3.50.
■ his sale *2.48
Velour GoOches, any color. Regular price *IO.OO. This sale *6.50.
Large seat Cane Dining or Bedroom Chairs, Golden Oak, fine
finish. Regular price *1.25. This sale 690
This sale limited.
Large Arm Leather 6<at Rockets, In Golden Oak or Cherry.
Regular price *4.50. This sale *2.69.
Fine Golden Oak Wardrobe, double doors, complete, with
wardrobe hooks and castors. Regular price *l2.6<f. This sale J 7.95.
Large Fine Assortment of Pic t ires, framed in white, gold and
oak. Regular price *1.75. Thl* sale 9Sc.
* Anew Golden Oak 10-piece Bedroom Suit, dresser with large
French Bevel Mirror, nicely carved, wash stand, high bed.
■■ 4, four cane chairs, one cane rocker, towel rack and center table.
►. . Regular price *30.00. This eale . *l9 71,
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PAGES II TO 20.
Of onr $15.00 and
$17.50 Ladies’ Fine
this season’s styles
Kid Cambric Rem
nants, yard j(j
Val Laces, dozen 16c
and Colors jy
100 Umbrellas, for QQ
Men and Women udC
Children’s Parasols <)C n
reduced to ZDC
Black and Colored Velvet
Ribbons, all widths, C||
per yard Jy
No. 22 and 40 Taffeta and
Fancy Ribbons, |r ft
worth 35c luu
All-Overs for yokes, QTn
big line DOG
Irish Point Squares SBo
Pillow Shams, ready stamped, pair 190
Bmbtoldery Cotton In red fast color,
dozen skeins 10a
Sllkallne, all color*, yard 7^*o
Cotton Ball Fringe, In all different
shades, yard 5c
Stamped Duck Tray Covers 100
Stamped Ituck Bureau Scarfs T6o
Linen Center Pieces, large size,
Sofa Pillow Tops, each 120
Ready-Made Sofa Pillows 250
Gold and Sliver Paper. Sheet 60
Soaps and Toilet Articles
At prices which prove we
Wltchhnzel, large bottle 10a
Bradley’s Perfumed Ammonia 100
Menen's Rotate.l Talcum Powder 13c
Roger & Gnllat's Rice Powder 12c
Roger & Gatlst’s Fine Soap 12c
Cradook’e Medicated Soap 100
Amolln Powder 190
Antiseptic Tooth Powder 60
Prophylactic Tooth Bruehea 350
Dental Plate Brush for Artificial
lairge Bath Sponges 260
Hair Brushes a Specialty,
50c Ladies’ Muslin 'ICn
75c Ladies’ White Mus- 4Of*
lin skirts, wide ruffles
$2.50 Ladies’ Duck and Den
im Blazer Suits, to (T j O£T
SI.OO Ladies’ Lawn Pique
and Percale Shirt Waists,
White and colored, CA/
one-half price uvw
$2.00 and $2.25 Fine White
Shirt Waists. They fff AA
must go kj)I.UU
50c and 75c Ladies’ Colored
Tucked Shirt Waists QCn
reduced to JtA
vAYAER q q
22-Inch DRESS SUIT CASES, Ollv*
Rubber Cloth, linen lined, only
TRAVELING TRUNKS, brasi boun*
heavy clamps and Zlata, strong hinges and
handles, hat box and tray, 30 Inches,
*3.41; 34 Inches,
STEAMER TRUNKS. 28 Inches, only