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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 16, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14',
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WHERE'S YOUR MASK? "400" ALL WEARING
THEM SINCE WRESTLER SET FASHION!
Countess Wears a 5-Cent Mask So
She Can Wear a $6,000 Gown Her
Husband Doesn't Want Her To Wear.
New York, Feb. 16. Ever since the
Masked Marvel caused a sensation in
wrestling here, the mask has been the
thing in society circles, theatrical
quarters and crooks' lines.
Nowadays the police cannot tell a
thief from a society leader, theatrical
star or banquet guest hurrying home
in the wee sma' hours.
Just the other night a masked
guest, who is a well known crook
spending the winter out of Sing Singj
entertained 100 members ot the-
Friars at dinner. .AH Friars wore
masks so the crook might not feel out
of place. "
Victims of the dancing and skating
crazes have not let the mania for
masks escape their faces.
Last night a. bevy of girls from a
show appealed masked in a Broad--
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