[Image-pumkin with leaves] Editorial With this number, "In Cap and Gown" makes its bow as a Junior. As far as the present editor is concerned we are sitting in an editorial arm chair where our feet don't touch the ground. The mantle of our esteemed ex-editor has fallen upon our shrinking shoulders and we can hardly hope to fill it - these hand-me-down garments never have the Tony Tillman fit that "marks the cast of Vere de Vere," but we have cut and slashed and endeavored by bias darts and chiffon tuckings to cover deficiencies When first this honor was thrust upon us we spent several sleepless nights and anxious days "For a trouble weighed upon us, And perplex'd us, night and morn With the burden of an honor
An excellent method of wearing the hair at breakfast is to have it close cropped to about 1/16th of an inch from the skin. If the complexion be naturally dark the effect is ravishing.
An elegant morning gown for shopping consists of a long waterproof reaching quite to the ankles and buttoned high.
It is expected that bonnets for ladies will soon be quite in vogue. They are useful for morning shopping especially if made on the Salvation Army pattern.
Hints for the Ladies [underlined] Don't put books or magazines in the parlor It might look as if you sometimes sat there yourself.
The Auction Sale
The Auction Sale of this year was like that of other years only it was different. The difference consisted principally in the auctioneer and his methods. Last year and the year before last we had large auctioneer gentlemen divinely tall, handsome and possessed of sonerous voices. This year the auctioneer was a smaller man but as he possessed the second attribute, particular charms of his own simply compensated for the lack of height and depth of tone. Mr Millar was elected to his responsible position by an overwhelming majority and his candid confession that he knew that we knew that he knew that he needed our aid, won our sympathy and indulgence for any
"freaks" he might introduce in his manner of conducting a "Magazine Sale."
The Auction Sale proper was a funny affair and there were some funny things happened before it. The Sale was advertised for Thursday evening. Thursday afternoon Mr. Millar along with Mr. Horton whom he had evidently enticed to go with him both for protection and the benefit of his good taste, was seen in knox's Bargain Emporium. He was not buying razors or neckties but, what was rather alarming was investing in 15[cents] dazzling gold rings and 10 [cents] bewitching fair-haired dolls But thereby hange a tale.
Mr. Millar entered the arena of auction some time after eight o'clock and demonstrated at once by the fluency of his language and the ease with which he handled his hammer that he was