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girl, the news coming as a surprise, is a charming form of announcement. The invitations are simple notes written in the first person.

A Shower A "shower" for the bride-elect may shortly follow the luncheon. The invitations are sent by the girl at whose house the shower is to be, and read:

Dear Miss Brown:

I am giving a linen shower for Miss Smith on Friday at four o'clock. Will you not come, and, if possible, send your remembrance to me in the morning, as I am planning a surprise?

Trusting I may see you on Friday,

Very cordially yours,
Frances White