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ODD LITTLE VEST THAT LOOKS LIKE GIRDLE
BY BETTY BROWN
You may call it what you will, but
Mme. Becker, designer of many orig
inal conceits for smart dresses, calls
this deep band of cerise and velvet
cloth a vest.
Fritz Dinkelspiel, a soldier bold, was
crouching in a trench,
His trusty rifle to his cheek, a-shoot-
ing up the French.
Fritz' pretty wife, in Dormstadt town,
was doing her own bit,
"Conducting" on a street car, and
was making quite a hit.
Oh, Fritz was brave and Fritz was
gay, despite the separation,
But when he heard of his'wife's job,
he oozed colderepjratfon.
Be it -vest or girdle it's a charming
touch of color in the French blue
Georgette crepe blouse. The long
sleeves and high rolling collar give
quite an elegant air to the blouse-with-a-vest.
He bumped into a bullet, so they had
to send him home,
And now he spends his time in cars
as his frau's chaperone!
After reading all about how the
Germans or the English can take our
Atlantic states over night and the
Japs can cop the Pacific during the
lunch hour, we suggest the Grand
Canon of the Colorado as a nifty lit
tle trench for the "last stand" of tha
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