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Sleek Sport Dress, Ideal For Cokes And Classroom, Is Campuw


'Warm Autumn
Tints Brighten

Cloth Coats For All Tastes, Designs,
Prove Their New Style Importance

At Last! Gifts Black Still Considered Favorite
For Christmas Color For Informal Date Dress



wool uresses
Individuality In 2-Pocket I
Models In Broadcloth
Reflect Schiaparelli
New Shades To Shine I



Furs For Dress

A fashion "must" for the smart
co-ed is at least one and preferably
several wool sports frocks for the
classroom and coke dates: Today,
sports dresses must be as sleek as
evening gowns. They cling religious-
ly to the waistline, and flare out-
rageously at the hemline.
These new dresses come in warm
autumn shades in such grand ma-
terials as cashmere, jersey, alpaca,
flannel, novelty woolens and vel-
Draws All Eyes
A frock that will draw all eyes
from notebooks is a wool jersey as
smartly , finished as broadcolth
Sbhiaparelli's influence is shown in
the double pocket blouse, and the
umbrella-tucked skirt is a flatterer
that never sags or loses its shape.
This model may be obtained in a
number of goregous shades-black,
blue, green, bronze, red and gold.
Purple is one of the newer "raves,"
particularly when combined with
metal. One frock in this color com-
bination has a very simple gored
skirt which does not detract from the
brilliant silver metal binding on the
breast pockets. A zipper neck fast-
ener completes the dress. This dress
also comes in that good old standby
kelly green..
Pastel Shades Glow
Pastel shades are adding to the
festive air of the Yuletide season. Of
these, beiges is a strong color. There
is a truly lovely model in natural
cashmere tailored in a coat style
that has notched edge down the front
and on the sleeves. It is fastened by
large wooden buttons that march
straight from neck to hem. Th con-
trasting note is offered in the tailored
belt of blue bengaline.
Another frock comes in chartreuse,
a pastel that does wonders for one's
complexion. This dress introduces
Frisca cloth, that ne wwool shot with
cellophane. A beautiful alligator
belt completes this unusual dress.
South Plaid Accented
Every style-wise co-ed must have
one Scotch plaid dress in her ward-
robe, both for its practicability and
its gaiety. There is a soft red and
black plaid froc kthat is distinguished
by its voluminous pleated skirt and
its novel black leather belt. It has
a round, black velveteen collar and
velveteen trimming on the cuffs and
minute breast pockets. The girl
wearing this dress will turn her back
on her .man yadmirers just to show
them the row of tiny black buttons
down the back.
Routs Exanination Blues
Grand to wear during blue-books
would be an e4hilerating scarlet
jersey frock, with its only trim a
black laquered zipper side fastener.
The sleek straight skirt emphasizes
the softly draped bodice, which is
shirred from the shoulders to the
giddy, high waistline. The smart
simplicity of the dress is further
brought out by the severe V-neckline
and the material belt.
A jacket dress is wonderfully con-
venient-it not only gives one the
appearance of having more outfits
than one actually has, but it also
affords that extra warmth one needs
these shivery days. The frock is one
model is shown in hopsacking, a new
nubby wool, in a brown and aqua
check. It is made in shirtwaist style
with a tie of the material and long
sleeves. A brown jacket is worn over
it. This collarless jacket has tricky
brown and aqua carved buttons, and
two huge stitched breast pockets.
College Women
Welcome Latest
Aids To Writing
Every college woman will welcome

pens, pencils and brief-cases- as
Christmas gifts this year.
Inexpensive pen and pencil sets
are featuring sides of Doric columns
copied from the Grecian column like
those of Angell Hall. Although the pen
and pencil have 12 sides, they have
been designed for perfect balance and
are easily gripped in the hand for
comfortable writing. The gripping
point is perfectly round.
Pyralin is the most popular material
for pens this year. It comes in strik-
ing black and silver stripes, green,
red, black and gray.
One pen with a lifetime guarantee,
features pyralin and a lattice work
design showing a visible ink supply.
An adjustable slide adjusts the pen


Wolf, Raccoon Popular
Trim For Sports Coats;
Astrakhan For Dress I
Are you planning to ask Dad for a
new cloth coat for Christmas? If so,
perhaps you'd like a yew helpful hints.
A good looking cloth coat is really'
essential for a busy campus goer.
Even if you possess a fur coat, it is'
wise to have a cloth coat for warmer
days and to save wear and tear on
your fur coat. And if you don't own:
a fur coat, then of course you must
have an exceptional cloth coat.
There are two types of cloth coats,
fur-trimmed and Untrimmed. So
you must decide which will best suitI
your purposes. If you have a furI
coat, you are prepared for dressy oc-
casions and what you need is a sport,
coat. Untrimmed coats are best forI
this purpose and are not as expensive.
Reefer Coats Smart
Reefer coats are the newest things'
in sport models this season. These
come in smart diagonal tweeds and in
plain colors. Camel's hair coats are
always popular. Black in this fabric,
is one of the winter's outstanding
There are also very sporty coats
with fur trim. These are usually
swagger coats with a large, long
haired fur. A local shop, shows a coat
of this type in multi-colored plaid
with polar wolf collar. Another smart
sport coat is of black camel's hair
with a flattering collar of natural
white wolf which is striking against
the black. Wolf and raccoon are the
most popular furs for these sporty
Dress Coats Require Fur
But ,if it's a dressy coat you need,
then it should be fur trimmed and
the trimming should be real fur for
a good quality. Otherwise, it will
wear out rapidly and look shabby be-
fore you are ready to discard the
coat itself.
One good looking dress coat shown
in a campus shop is of diagonal tweed
and has patch pockets. The collar is
of bleached skunk. Another in the
same shop is a fitted three-quarter,
length coat which buttons up tightly
and is trimmed with astrakhan. It has
a hat to match.
Season's Furs Elaborate
Fur is being used more elaborately
this year than it has been in more
recent years. Whole sleeves made of
fur are very good, especially when
made of a sleek, flat fur such as
caracul. Fur collars continuing into
full-length fur lapels are also very
popular. One such coat is of tweedt
and the collar and lapels are of polar;
A perennial favorite is a coat of
natural or tan camel's hair with at
smooth beaver trim, Because of its
long wearing quality, beaver makes
one of the best furs for trimming pur-

Wirey Furs For Sport

Books Are Happy Solution
For Those Individuals
Who PlagueShopper f
It happens every year that there i
,are problem people on everyone's l
Christmas list, people who either have v
everything or whose tastes are mys-c
teriously unknown. For such, books r.
are the happy solution. s
There is no other gift which is sos
universal or so adaptable to different
personalities as a book. One mays
check off even that difficult aunt and8
the sophisticated roommate with any-a
thing from a best seller to a volume of
frivolous verse.
'Northwest Passage' Tops 1
In the realm of best sellers, therec
are three which are now at the topf
of the nation's favorites in fiction--
"Northwest Passage" by Kenneth
Roberts, "And So - Victoria" by
Vaughan Wilkins and A. J. Cronin's
"The Citadel."
In the non-fiction group are "How
to Win Friends and Influence People"
by Dale Carnegie and its aftermath,
Irving Tressler's "How to Lose Friends
and Alienate People," "Life With
Mother,"' by Clarence Day and "Or-
chids on Your Budget" by Marjorie
Hillis, sequel to the very successful
"Live Alone and Like It."
Hemingway Suited To Men
As a book is one Christmas present
a man really will use, there are some
books more particularly suited to the
men on your list. Ernest Heming-
way, for instance, has written a new
novel of the island region off Florida
and Cuba in "To Have and Have Not."
If the lucky man has read "Invasion,"
he will probably enjoy "Hath Not the
Potter" by the same author, Maxence
Van der Meersch.
Particularly appropriate for the
gift-giving season is Lloyd Douglas'
new book "Home for Christmas." It
tells the story of an adult family who
returns home for the holidays to re-
capture the Christmas spirit. Two
other very suitable books for this time
of year are "1001 Christmas Facts and
Fancies" by Alfred Haltes and "Merry
Christmas" by Mary Ellen Chase.
Non-Fiction Timely
For non-fiction lovers, a timely book
would be "Japan Over Asia" by Wil-
liam Henry Chamberlin. It is a news-
paper correspondent's account of the
Japanese nation, its culture, aims and
psychology. "You Have Seen Their
Faces," a book ofnthe Southern share
cropper, has been compiled by Ers-
kine Caldwell and Margaret Bourke-
White, the famous photographer.
Your roommate would probably be
happy to know that Margaret Fish-
back has published another collection
of her effervescent poems, called "One
to a Customer." If the impressive
gift cellophane and boxing doesn't
deter you, you may have time to read
it before Christmas rolls around. Then
too, there is "Martingale," the story
of a horse who is pictured in typical
scenes of a debtuante's life. This
amazing theme is profusely illustrated
with horsey versions of well-known
Very probably the family would ap-
preciate your giving your smaller
brothers and sisters something other
than a police whistle this year.

New Black Covered With I look. A festive air is introduced by
Gay, Brilliant Prints Is wearing the lovely V-thratline with
The P1la Thing one, or" a pair of, rhinestone clips. And.
opuar ngthen one's own chunky gold necklace
Black remains the favorite color gives the dress a still different effect.
or the informal date dress. But it, A dashing, new Schiaparelli blue,
is a new black-a black shot with bril- black and white print model has a
lingerie trim of lace at the neckline.
iant prints, or a black trimmed with The lace is fastened down by a pair
sivid colors gay enough to match the of blue and white jewelled clips in the
colors on the Christmas tree. These E novelty form of lyres. There is a sash
( of the same material"that loops cas-
newest dresses are sleek or draped, of' ually to one side.
soft acetate crepe or wool with a Cerise Velvet For Trim
small frenzy of color at crucial points. Another Schiaparelli dress also fea-
An exciting new note has been intro- tures the lingerie trim. It is a short-
duced, too, in the exhilarating printed sleeved, two-piece black crepe with
satin frocks. It must be remembered cerise velvet lacing up to the front
also that bare arms and short sleeves and on the sleeves. The lingerie trim
are the "thing" this season. ( peeks out from the square neckline
Gold For Chic and from the sleeves. The short jacket
A dress that would win one the rep- is fitted over the hipline skirt which
utation of having innumerable chic has a slight flare at the bottom.
outfits is shown in black acetate rayon The demand for glitter and gla-
crepe. This beautifully draped black mour is noted in the dark frocks
frock may be worn with a snap-in lin- that are sprinkled with sequins. Se-
gerie vestee for luncheon dates and quins are everywhere . . . on yokes,
such. At twilight it can be trans- sleeves, and ackets. One model is a
formed with a white embroidered, simple dress with a high soft neck-
sash, achieving the new corselette line and a flared skirt.


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Soft, bushy furs add a note of
distinction to coats for dressy occa-
sions on campus and for that inter-
val at home during vacation.
Stationery Is
Practical Gift
For Relatives
A safe bet, as far as gifts go, is
stationery. It can always be used, if
only for scratch paper-which heaven
forbid!-and there are so many styles
that one may always be found to fit
everyone from Dad and Mother to
Plain heavy white paper with a
black engraved heading is ideal for
Father and Uncle Joe_ This can be

Wirey and stiff furs, which can
stand hard wear and tear, are ideal
for the camnus casual or sports
coat. They remain ruffled and non-
chalent looking through all kinds
of weather and experiences. The
lines are smooth enough to permit
them to serve as dress for semi-j
formal affairs.
Gay Frocks Keynote
Christmas Travels
Practicality in color and fabric has
always been the watchword for travelI
clothes, but why be practical and
sensible when you are going home for
One gay dress that will correspond
to your home-going mood is of red'
and green plaid combined with black.
The plaid blouse, of the new sweater
length, is buttoned down the front,
and has four patch pockets and a de-
mure white collar. The black skirt
it pleated all the way round, a black
hat with a modified scoop brim and
a tiny red feather would add the pro-
per fillip to this costume.
Another wickedly smart ensemble1
for traveling combines a black and
white tweed coat, an emerald green
gress and a little black felt shako.

* You'll

need one of


smart little hats that fit so
snugly into the largest fur
collar ... and- merri ly weather
the severest storms.


and more

had in either the folded type of plain,
but men on the whole prefer a very
plain paper. Another suggestion for
the male is the new airplane paper
with a heavy heading in black or dark
Mother would appreciate informal
not paper in white or grey with her
name or monogram in black or blue.
There is always a demand for this
when the holidays are over and there
are a raft of thank-you notes to be
Little brother and sister like their
own stationery, too. There are many
papers for the little folks but the
most interesting are those with dogs,
cats, or soldiers on them. Small paper
with a novelty picture and the single
word "Bill" or "Jane" on it will do
a lot toward inducing Bill and Jane
to perfecting their writing to a de-
gree where they can write notes to
every aunt and uncle they can dis-
The tastes of the college boy are
singularly like thoserof his father-
the plainer the better. For the co-ed
almost anything goes. Plain or fold-
ed, white or violently colored, just
so it has her name on it and is there
to use when she has a yen to write.
Plain grey with brown lettering, white
with brown, black, blue, or green,
beige with brown or aqua, and the
new Shado-Plaid are all popular.
Some of the paper is rather costly
but most of it is amazingly inexpen-
sive so that no matter what your
price range there is sure to be just
what you desire to purchase.
New Slipper Styles
InspiredBy Russia
Russian booties seem to be the most
popular in the new line of house slip-
pers. They come in all shades of kid L
leather and have a sheepskin lining

Why not give a Hat Gift Certificate for
Christmas? Come in and see us about it,

Irridescent shades in stockings.
shown so much, add a practical angle
as they can be worn for both eve-
ning and daytime. By sunlight they
are copperish and by electric light
a vivid red. Clox are coming back
too, and help to carry off the new leg
angle introduced by the shorter4



Christmas G0

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* Stationery
" Michigan Jewelry
* M Blankets
* Pennants

* Bridge Sets

* Globes & Atlases
* Decorative Book
* Fountain Pens

* Desk Sets
* Book Ends
SLeather. Goods

* Pencils


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