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"RANG-A-DADDLE" THE PROPER CAPER; THE
NEWEST DANCE IN NEW CAKE-WALK
Old-Time Buck and Wing Revived in New Cake-Walk.
The Rang-a-Daddle is just what it
sounds like buck and wing with
plenty of high-stepping. The lady
PARIS GIRLS "RUFF". NECKS
By Margaret Mason
It's a little ruff on Paris
Everywhere you look this spring,
All the ladies fair are ruff necks,
It is quite the swagger thing.
The Paris girl is right there with
a bang and a ruff these days. The
short fringe of hair over her brow
and the wide expanse of corrugated
white muslin around her throat seem
to be the two truly essential parts of
a chic Parisenne's toilette.
It's the same old ruff we had with
us a couple of seasons ago, of pleat
ed white muslin or batiste. It is worn
up around the top of a high collar
like au aureole under the ihm or a
does all the dancing, her partner
stands beside her, beating time with
his heel and clapping his hands.
halo out of place. More often it is
like a floppy white clown's ruff out
linging a round cut-out neck.
Ruffs are especially used on the
omnipresent short full skirted taffeta
frocks of navy blue or black. Pleated
cuffs to match the ruffs usually finish
the long or elbow sleeves. The short
sleeves are rapidly ousting the long
effects for warm weather wear, and
most of the smart blouses as well as
the taffeta frocks have the abbrevi
ated arm coverings.
MA GRUMP SAYS
"Don't make your defense too
strong. Lots of time you'd never
know a feller ever had a drink if you
didn't smell the cloves." Peoria
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