Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
'TROUSERS FOR WOMEN," -ADVOCATE SAYS
COST OF GOWNS ROUTS CUPID
Washington. "Men can't support
wives who demand present-day fash
ions!" declared, before the National
Custom Cutters' Association, Dr.
Mary Walker, who does not demand
present-day fashions. Dr. Mary Walk
er's favorite costume is a man's' coat
"It's the ridiculous cost of women's
SAD BUT HUMAN
In this era of tango dancing, mov
ing pictures and "tay dansants," it is
indeed sad to see lawfully-wedded
men and wives seeking to loosen their
bonds, not only for showing too
great a fondness for the "bunny hug"
or "hesitation," but for "such causes
as snoring or rolling on the floor.
The other day a man urged a learn
ed judge to free him from his spouse
because she persisted in getting up in
the middle of the night and rolling
on the floor, much to the disturbance
of his rest and that of his neighbor
on the floor below.
Now a son of Adam in Chicago has
been adjudged a brute because he
slapped his wife to wake her up to
stop her snoring, so that he might be
gowns that strikes men considering!
matrimony square in the face," she'
said.' "And Cupid, seeing one of the
parties thus smitten, throws up his'
quiver in despair and flees! His sharp
est arrow won't strike as deep a blow
as Dame Fashion does. Bachelors'
won't marry till women wear sensible
able to sleep. The judge's ruling was.
proper and just. No man should slap;
a woman, especially to awaken her"
out of deep, snore-producing slumber.
This wretch should have quietly tip-:
toed into the "front room," or the.
kitchen, swept by the icy blasts from'
Lake Michigan, and reposed in frigid
silence, on the sofa-or in the sink.
ALLEGED FORGER JUMPS FROM
TRAIN WILL DIE
Galesburg, III., Feb. 17.-rThomas.
B. Cox, ex-treasurer of Brown coun
ty, who was arrested on charge of
having forged notes for $1,700 at'
Mount Sterling, 111., and whose wife'
had promised to spend a legacy of
$3,500 to save him from criminal pro-'
c'eedings, died from injuries received.
When he jumped from a train.