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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 13, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 12

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FIRST TITANIC PAIR TO
WRECKED BY DIVORCE
BE
Philadelphia, Pa. There have been
Titanic births, Titanic deaths and Ti
tanic marriages, but here is the first
record of a Titanic divorce!
Mrs. William E. Carter, well known
in society both sides of the Atlantic,
is suing "Willie" Carter, clubnjan and.
poloist, for divorce.
The Carters, with their two chil
dren, were- rescued from the Titanic
two years ago. Carter escaped in
the same boat with J. Bruce Ismay,
managing director of the White Star
Line. '
For some years the Carters have
maintained homes at Byrn Mawr and
Newport. They have entertained lav
ishly and have been prominent fig
ures in many notable social events.
Utmost secrecy attends every de
tail of the suit for divorce. The
grounds have not been made public.
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ABOVE AND BELOW THE BELT
It isn't often that a Paris fashion
has much to commend it' to & mere
man; but there's sense in this new
leg muff for women which is soon to
come from across the sea.
It consists of a fur-lined trouser
ette of silk which the fair one dons
when frosty wind's make the slit skirt
too gauzy and aeriar for comfort. It
is fpr out-door use only.
But as if to show that Paris fash
ions can't, stay sensible long at .a
time, here comes word that the new
est in upper garments are to be lower
in cut than ever before.. Not only are
bosoms and backs to be bared and
likewise arms, but the decree has
gone forth that the waist is to be low
ered beneath each arm, leaving only
a tape-like patch of cloth to serve as
gallus.
So, madam, if .you want to be right
in style, put the bulk of your cloth
ing below the belt and, from tie waist
hneup try to look as much as pos
sible like a college athlete doing a
marathon.
HIS EXCUSE
Churchwarden Brown Excuse
me, Mr. Smith, but are you aware
that you put a false half-dollar in the
contribution plate this morning?
Mr. Smith Yes? I owe the heathen
a grudge for eating a missionary
uncle.

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