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64                                                                 THE ESPERANCE MORRIS BOOK.
All music can be had from the Hon. Secretary, Esperance Club, 50 Cumberland Market, London, N.W.
Each girl dancer requires twelve bells and one stick.
Each man dancer requires thirty bells and one stick.
Bells (3d. per dozen) and sticks (2d. each) can be ordered from the Esperance Club.
The girls wear simple print or muslin frocks in bright colours, white fichus and sun bonnets, buckled shoes. Information where dresses and bonnets can be made inexpensively can be had on application from the Esperance Club.
The boys wear white frilled shirts, trimmed with coloured knots of ribbon, knickerbockers (white it possible), and top hats trimmed with plaited ribbons. Second-hand top hats can be had very inexpensively for morris dancers from E. C Devereux, Hatter, 127 High Street, Eton, Bucks.
All information respecting teachers, entertainments, and lectures to be had from the Esperance Club.
The following is
Messrs. Curwen's List of Apparatus for Morris Dances.
List of Bells, Rosettes, Hats, Beansticks, &c, on Hire or Sale.
BELLS. 3d. per doz. (post, id.); 3 - per gross (post. 3d.). At least two dozen should be allowed for each dancer.
LEG PADS with loud bells. 2/- per pair (post. 3d.); 10/6 per set of 6 pairs (post. 5d.). The pads are made of leather, and have two buckles.
HATS. Old Silk Hats, 2/6 each (post, and packing, 8d."i; 13/6 per set of 6 (carriage forward).
BEANSTICKS. Eighteen-inch sticks, id. each (post, id.) ; 1/- per doz. (post. 5d.). The sticks are of white wood, sand-papered.
ijin. wide. 2d. per yard; 3/- per piece (24 yards). J in. wide. i}d. per yard ; 2/- per piece (24 yards). In red, white, and green (the morris colours). Yellow and blue can also be supplied.
ROSETTES. Small tricolour rosettes with streamers, iAd. each (post, id.); 1/- per doz. (post, id.)
-EG r ADS and HATS may be hired at the following rates per week : Set of 6 hats, 3 -; Set of 6
pairs of leg pads, 3/- Carriage both ways is paid by the hirer. 94
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