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DAILY COMMENT ON
From the average youngster Now
if the school months will only slip by
as fast as vacation did
Buttoning a woman's dress up the
back threatens to become mere
child's play. Think of lacing up her
Did you ever notice that mosqui
toes don't go into winter quarters on
an empty stomach? OUCH! So
The unveiling of the veil season
has taken place. At least we've seen
a lot of women wearing 'em.
There is many a "summer-resort"
girl who unwillingly carried a slew
of freckles to school with her today.
Wow! Men's waists are to go up
three inches according to the fall
style regulations. .Pity the fat guy!
There ought to be an ordinance
against anyone disturbing the Chi
cago river.. It's a dirty trick.
President Wilson is an admirer of
Nick Carter detective stories. Which
is another good indication that he is
English bull terrier committed sui
cide by walking into hippo tank and
Wilfred Pywell of Leicester, Eng
land, played the piano for 134 hours
without stopping. Think of being his;
London health department declares
babies should not be rocked. That's
fine for the mothers.
Now some one come through with
a declaration that babies should not
be carried back and forth across the
floor at 2 o'clock in the .morning.
Mayor Gaynor has been shot, dy
namited and now is ptomained. And
still there are men who want to be
mayor of New York.
Mayor Harrison has extended the
last day for the straw hat until Sep
tember 15. Straws may come and
straws may be smashed, but derbies
go on forever.
We agree with the New York judge
who says women have a perfect right
PEOPLE AND THINGS
to wear slit skirts, but what s the
matter with their lefts? Aren't they
Grant Freeman of Indianapolis was
arrested for wearing slit trousers. He
wonders how women get away with
the slit skirt proposition. Maybe the
looks of your ankles is what queered
His arrest is a warning to "men"
who are wearing the tight English
suits. If you lean over suddenly with
one of those suits on, you are very
liable to be arrested for wearing slit
And the place where they would be
most liable to slit would be the seat
of attack for the police.
Madam Dupuis, whose husband is
responsible for the tangle surround
ing Thaw's commitment, is using her
influence to have Harry kept in Can
ada and not delivered to those "cruel"
New York authorities,
And then they say women are not
swayed by sentiment. Turn over and
MAN ARRESTED FOR WEARING
Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 2. Be
cause his slit trousers, revealing a
pair of vivid pink hose, attracted a
crowd, of shocked ladies, police ar
rested Grant Freeman, 36.
"It is an outrage to arrest me on
the charge of offending persons on
the1 streets," Freeman declared.
"Why, those women were wearing
slit skirts and ''see-more skirts,' but
when I put on split trousers I am ar
rested." The slit-skirted feminine one who
had caused Freeman's arrest asked
the policeman why "anyone was per
mitted to wear such an indecent cos
tume?" while another slit-skirted sis
ter said men are sinking to indecency.
Freeman's slit trousers were con?!
fiscated and he wore a regular pairf;
of pants in the courtroom.