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effect to\tri relieving toe plafhress ana coarseness of some of the homespun cloth. Sometimes a bright woolen thread was shotted tnrouijh ' r woven ingeniously i represent a dot or line here and there i then a pitc -d ScuK-n plaid or brig1'- cloth of some kind used as trimming gave the garment me desired effect to decieve somebody. Old ribbons and wcrnout garments of gay colored wool or silk were often ray- eleU te.tstd an.l ear.ltii and spun into thread to be u..ve" in .his way. and the effect was both pleasing and mystifying. The .r-- rai-i .iii all sent messages home to d. e her drupes as pretty as 'twos possible to make them. Soma oftthe c'.ass sc- rctiy rebelled against wear- tug so coaoe a.i i unbecoming a garment on such an important day in life's history. Failing to consider the matter from a pa- trl-illc s'.AnJpoint they looked upon it wifh perni 3 a'ucut the same disgust as a bride Yo' jli lava done had uiiu been called upon to wear anything but bridal atfTre on her wcJuir.g day. Our appearance on the stage that day was novel anS Interesting. Although our hqme pun gowns were all made chiefly from the same fleecy staple no two. outfits were alike so far as the mere dress went the girls presented an appearance as varied as the plumage of so many birds collected from different countries was due to the variety of dye stuffs used and also to the manner In which toe materials had been woven and U the diverse styles of trt "I "i make my paper too long to give In octsll the surprising delusions of all of these ingeniously wrought costumes though many of them are well worth mention. One trikln gown was green worn by a girl from Mississippi. What became of all of these unique and deftly trimmed costumes Alas when the war ended and the blockade was no more the girls in their eagerness to obtain finer and more becoming goods no longer prized their old homespuns they trafficked them off or threw them aside as not worth the keeping. The fate of each of them might tn brl bt nr h 'If r i pi c cutc'n r garm nt to dtCi ve col0r J ele an. nl t' i w s plea illg .r .l .1.1 Jt 1lI "sages .1\ e drc. t. J. of the c s s J coar e a..G' u h 1I 's t C'l1 ljer -txic 3 afll' Jnt l k J u n t 1e j.i .i1 'i 'rJr wcll.ir. jJ.\ n st e an hQmespun IIta ple b rdI 'al a.ndalso t tr d t1et \l surprl ing ing ll1ously ot an f car l \ gris. av ii 1 v .50 aud t. pcr1js. .i th to trimming. b I . . , . ? - , ' - , , . , - , . . . " , ' . . . ( ? . ! . - , : . - , . - . - ' : . \ ¬ ' . ' . - . - . < ' . - ' . , , ; > , ' * . . . - . , . ; , - , > ° " , ° " , . , . ? , , , , ; . \ " ' : ' ! ; . ( , , , { ! \ ! > : ; ' ! - : : ! , . , \ ' ! ( , : , ! ) ' > ' . ' \ ' ) ' [ " . . , " . , . " ! " " ( : . ) . " - " . . : ; . . . , , . . : ( : ' ' , \ : : ; . ' ' ! : . , . . . , ) ' ) ( - ' : } ; ( ) < ' ! ; " ' . : . \ ' ' ' : - ) . ' ( . ; : ( . \ ' \ ' ! . < . . . . : ! ' ' . ; . . ! ) ' : \ ' " : : : ! . , ' , ; ' ' ; ; ) ' ; ' ; ' . ; ; - " ; ; ) , ; . , ; .

### Clipped from The Atlanta Constitution, 10 Mar 1895, Sun, Page 2

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