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DAUGHTER OF WELL KNOWN
KANSAN TO WED IN AUGUST
Ihought had "too much" on. And the bathing suit without the stockings
the censors thought sensible. They didn't object even when the suit w.as
minus the short skirt. But the censors DID object to the lower picture.
They thought the stockings were "immoral" and too "attractive." The
stockings should be removed, they decided.
Portland, Ore. When Mayor H. R.
Albee of this city received complaint
from Chris A. Reichen, a physical cul
ture faddist, that the girls at Port-
and river resorts were wearing im
modest bathing suits he appointed a
censor to. investigate.
The mayor received the shock of
his life when the censors reported
not that the -girls wore immodest or
too tiny bathing suits but that the
girls had too much on.
"The girls at Willamette river
bathing resorts are very vulgar,"
wrote Reichen. "They garb them
selves in scanty boys' bathing outfits,
no skirts or stockings helping to hide
their legs or shapes. This should be
A general 'inspection of all bath
ing resorts resulted in a verdict that
Portland's bathing girls were dressed
modestly enough, but that the menr
were immodestly garbed! The cen
sor did not think boys bathing suits
on girls were immodest they de
clared them safer and saner than the
clumsy old style bloomer suits.
But the censors did object to "boys"
bathing suits on men. They said
some of the men bathers wore tiny
suits which made their legs and
shoulders stick out like "big hams."
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Have a stock of straws or "sippers"
on hand for use with hot weather
drinks. They save washing spoons.
Paper napkins are cooler and cheaper
Cthan linen. Just the thing for sum
mer. Plain lemonade looks better, tastes
better, too, if a tablespoonful of
grape juice is added to each glass. A
tablespoonful of crushed raspberries
or blackberries in a glass of lemon
ade gives flavor and CQlor to the beverage.
Miss Marcia Murdock, daughter of
the Progressive party leader, Victor
Murdock and Mrs. Murdock of
Wichita, Kas., who is to be married
in August to Lieut. Harvey Delano of
the United States army.
Polish tiles with a cloth wet with
i Sprinkle sulphur about in the
places haunted by -rats and mice and
they vAU leave.
Keep salads cool and add the may
onnaise just before serving, thus
avoiding a mixed, wilted appearance.
Dip the paint brush that has been
neglected and is full of paint into
boiling hot cider vinegar. The dry
paint will soon drop off.