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Fall Bonnets

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Fasliionable Frenen milliners have already ínodiñed tlie extremely large bonnet sent out at the beginning of the season, and now make a graoeful bonnet of admirable proportions and smaller size. The flaring aureole brim is rotained, but the crown is smaller, aud the j cottage sidea flt the head so closely that I the bonnet scarcely needs au elastic for holding it on. The ribbon strings that j ■we recorded as a sensible fashion, it seems are not to serve their natural purpose of tying the bonnet under the chin, but are to be crossed behind the head I and passed around the neck os a drapery j for the neck, insfead of the black lace j scarfs lately worn. Black tullo and lace are used for this purpose as well as ribbon, and this is the only vay in which black lace appnars upon the bonnet, i Eora cash mere lace is seen at aJl the best millinerv houses, but is most ingly ueed. Very full face trimmings, usually of velvet ckiffonne - that is, in irregular loops, knots, half-bows, rosettes that aro placed on one side, and in mauy odd cortea a la Renaissance- are in all the new bonueta. The stylish flowers are i'ull of soft tufts of roses, or carnations, or artemisias, with much brown foliage, mossy buds, pino codos, buis and unblown buds. The faahfon of a j drooping cluster of flowers low behind on tlie left side is about to Ve revived ; olso that of having variegated clusters of rosts - pink, red and yellow - in a single bunch, as if from grafted bushes. More than anythjng else feathers are used, and the object of the milliner seprns to be to place them in ncw and capricious


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Michigan Argus