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than friendly smile, and I replied,
"I've held it often enough," and she
And so it went, through streets, on
cars, in cafes, bars, billiard halls, de
partment stores, just free; free from
skirts, from the odious tight gowns
and corsets, from the "hand of a
man" on my arm, and it was glorious.
Never before did I realize how a
woman is hampered by her dress, nor
how she is treated as a helpless crea
ture made to be carried over the
rough places, to be stared at, to be
kept from the jolly places-where men
can congregate and indulge in good
fellowship. We are barred from all
I did the "stunt" to satisfy a
whim, more than anything else, and
when I got back into my- skirts in
the evening I positively could not
walk for a few minutes. "I took such
a long step at first I ripped the "slit,"
I am afraid I'll never get over the
envy I feel for' those, lucky enough
to be men.
Why can't a woman dress like men
and be comfortable?
Why can't they .have the privileges
of men and be 'happy?
BEAUTIFUL FOREIGN. ACTRESS,
That "Mere Man" is a privileged
character is the conclusion that
Gypsy Haywood, clever show girl,
come to after masquerading in'-male
costume for a day. It is her asser
tion that man doesn't know how well
off he is and that to impress upon
him an appreciation of the advant
ages that are his heritage by virtue
of a precedent of many, many years
standing, that he should be cajoled,
coerced, and, if necessary, placed by
main force into the accoutrements,
appendages, fittings and various sec
tions of raiment that encumber a wo
man, and that he should be forced to
submit to manifold varieties of tor
ture that custom has saddled onto the
feminine for one day at least so that
he. could begin to appreciate what
women have to contend with.
J-easft" Gilami j
People rarely stdp to remember
that there .life "heajps of, "movie"
actors acting in the silent plays over
on the other side ofthe Atlantic. In
fact, some of the largest; productions
are put on over -there:! v-
One of the 'foreign players whom
American audiences often see in the
Cines-Kleine films is Leah Gillami.
She is beautiful, a clever actress,
and she photographs well.
"If you haven't a picture of her, cut
this one out and add it to your
"Speaking of the tango, Mrs. De
Nut says she remembers when the
waltz and two-step were considered
"Is that so? Why, I didn't ''know
she was that old." -
For street wear, makers are show
ing many varieties of the inverness
and military capes in eponge, serge,
garbardine, fancy mixtures, checks
and small plaids.