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BEWARE, FLIRTS, OF PERISCOPE BONNET!
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Beware, you flirts!
The periscope bonnet will get you
if you don't watch, out
Never heard of it?
Well, it's very new, but has already
made its appearance in New York
A tiny mirror is tucked at an at
tractive and innocent angle in the
bonnet so it reflects the actions of
pedestrians behind the wearer. Thus,
if some male person trailing along
IN A CROWP.
behind the periscope begins straight
ening his coat and dusting off his
shoes, these actions reflected in the
mirror warn the pretty girl beneath
that a masher is near, and, thus
warned, she may elude him by dart
ing into a side street or seeking the
protection of a policeman.
Earthquakes -are the only things
some husbands don't blame their