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av- a GIFT SHOPPE IS HAYING OPENING old vvrouglit iron mirrore, lamps and i t h The Thomas G i f t Shoppe is holding holding its opening today in its aew home in the sub floor of the Peoples Building and Loan building, at 313 High street. In keeping with tbe remainder of the lovely building, the new Gift Shoppe is an addition to Hamilton artistically and practically. practically. A separate entrance on High street leads to steps going itowu, w i t h a bannister of wrought iron work. A cntre-salle at the foot oE the stairs is attractive with decorations of wrought iron work in lamps, tables, tables, ferneries and the like. A verde green marble topped table under a mirror offsets the little room. There are six rooms in all in the shoppe, and throughout artistic decoration decoration proves the careful planning which has been devoted to it. The walls, of a rough finish, arc done in soft ivory and peach while the beamed ceilings are of dusky blue. Mulberry vclour draperies bang from wrought iron rods at the doorways. doorways. Softly shaded lamps are in profusion, shedding light to advantage advantage on the artistic novelties t h a t are on display. The second rriom, as one enters, contains a secluded nock where antiques, antiques, imported ship models, batiks and Colonial and brass ware arc shown. A desk is in the corner for the convenience of patrons. A ladies' ladies' retiring room,, done in n soft jade with wicker furniture and pillows pillows to match, is a pretty place. In the main room arc found lovely coffee tables and tilt-top tables fire-screens in Florentine. A fireplace fireplace in the north end of the is offset with brass andirons, and table to the right bearing jeweled boxes and gold ruby lamps. Bour- jfesie placqucs and mirrors arc arranged arranged artistically oa the walls. In still another room, lined with glass cases, arc Dresden lainpi and china, Normandy lace pillows, and boudoir and personal accessories, j ; Jade, amethyst, and amber brace| brace| lets, chokers and compacts arc | on display. Vases, plates, mil cups i uf majolica ware, and pretty pieces ! of Cowan pottery in April a u ivory, w i t h tea sets and glass 'grace t h e glass encased |- table is set w i t h Madeira striking pottery ill pink and ivory, The kiddies' department, one I ly added, holds t'orili in a room I filled w i t h toys, dolls and J accessories. Children's f u r n i t ! ilouo in pink, blue and cream there to a t t r a c t tile kiddies, Hie department abounds in uovcltios ami clothes for the children. i Mr. uild Mrs. Russell Thomas (Alia (Alia Kobbius) have chargo of Ihe shoppe, a n d formerly manasrd ! .'aft ( l i f t Corner in Burnett- Wake's. Mrs. Thomas lias pcrson- I ally bought Hie n i f t s t h a j to offer lo the public suitable for | wedding git'ls, card prizes, and personal accessories. The people of I AT HOME Dr. Corliss Keller

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 08 Sep 1926, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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