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SOME FULLNESS CREEPS INTO
Already ,tjie dress . designers are
cudgeling--thplr brainsta find' a way
to add fullness to skirts wifnout mak
ing the change 'from . the, narrow
sheath to" -simulated"" balloon- too
quickly. t .
The pretty little gown shpwn is of
Italian sky-ljitcHtfrneiige. It has a
yoke longeron one sldS than" the pth-
er arjd across it diagonally the
breadths of. the skirt are gathered.
This skirt is exactly alike, front
and back, and it has its opening
placket at. the side where it is but
toned with dark cut-glass buttons.
The waist is. a simple kimpna with
a vest and Medici collar set in. This
vest opens, 4n turn, to show a white
satin under-waistcoat .
There is a touch of fur on the
sleeves, and, by the way, touches of
fur promise to' be. worn all summer
THE AMERICAN KID
BY H. M. COCHRAN.
A school kid looks more like himself,
When dirty are his hands ancl face;
And comfort is a ruling thing,
If his necktie's out.of place.
If his shoes are tied why say that's
They shouldn't be tied at all;
His hair should neyjer be cut nor
On his "collar his locks shoukVfall.
A button should be off on the- front
of his blouse,
His trousers should bag at the
His coat should bo torn at the sleeve
In a prominent place to see.
If all these things would' stand out
If he wore a cap for a lid;
Why then you could tell you could
tell it just us well, '
That he was an American kid.
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Eventhe Franklin electrical kite is
an example of an idea that came al
most simultaneously to two persons
unknown to each other. Franklin
kite was sent up in a thunderstorm
in June, 1752. and in July, 1752, Dr.
Jacques de Romas performed the
same experiment' at tNerac, France,
without having heard of the other
kite. In 17.64 the .French Academy of
Sciences formally recognized the in
dependent work of Dr. de Romas,