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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 20, 1912, Image 16',
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DOESN'T TOUCH US,
'A beautiful idiotic Parisian ar
biter of men's fashions announces
that silk pajamas with stiff collar
are the correct thing; that the ri
diculous garment, the nightshirt
is gone forever, and that a gentle
man should be able to wear a
monocle in his eye even in sleep,
We publish this to show our
women friends whose follies of
dress arc criticised that there are
other fools in the world besides
the females who are the boulc
vard walkers of Paris. For there
are men who will actually go to
bed in pajamas with, stiff collars
and a glass in one eye simply to
pose as fashionable gentlemen.
There are some perSbns who
would retire in rubber boots if
Paris fashions decreed it; but be
lieveus.Jadies, the vast majority
of use rise as one man to refute
the assertion that the old-fa'sh-ioned
nightshirt is gone forever.
On the contrary, she's come to
stay, a joy forever. She'll wave as
long as there's one of us left who
knows what comfort is and isn't
afraid of cold feet.
Let the effeminate Frenchman
go to bed in their pajamas, stiff
collars and eyeglasses, if they
can't show that they're gentlemen
in any other way. True American
manhood will stand by the good
old nightshirt that's just as easy
to sleep in, put on or shed, with or
Don't forget that ice cream and
cucumbers simply will not dwell
in peace and harmony in the aver
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The proud father, to whom a
colleere education had been de
nied, met his daughter at the train
on her return from college.
" "But, Gertrude," he said,
"aren't you unusually fat?"
"Yes, dad," she replied "I
weigh 140 pounds stripped for
The father looked dazed for a
moment and then demanded:
"Who in thunder is Jim?"
The most useful tree known is
the cocoanut tree, Beams and
planks are made from its wood,
clothing from its leaves, sugar, oil
and food from its fruit, domestic
utensils from its shells, and 'mat
ting, ropes and sails from its fiber.
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