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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 07, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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enters the beauty contest that is
rocking eastern colleges.
Muskogee calls attention to Mrs.
Mabel Mosteller, who, with her little
tape line, proves Venus de Milo has
very little on her, and as for the
eastern girl and the English girl
Mrs. Mosteller should worry.
Comparison of measurements:
Venus de Milo.
Height.- ... . 5ft4 in.
Head .. .., 21.3 in.
Neck 12.5 in.
Chest 33 in.
Bust 37 in.
Waist - 26 in.
Hips 38 in.
Thigh 22.5 in.
Calf 13.2 in.
Ankle 8 in.
Knee 15 in.
Upper arm . . . . . .12.5 in.
Fore arm 9.5 in.
Wrist 5.7 in.
Mabel Mosteller.
Height 5 ft. 1 in.
Head 21.3 in.
Neck 12.5 in.
Chest 33 in.
Bust 36.3 in.
Waist 26 in.
Hips 38 in.
Thigh '. 22.5 in.
Calf 13 in.
Ankle .' ... 7.8 in.
Knee .; 14 in.
Upper arm 10.5 in.
Forearm 9.5 in.
Wrist . . . 5.7 in.
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AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION WOMAN
AUTO DRIVER IN U. S. FOR RACE
) San Francisco. Australia has sent
her champion woman auto driver to
the United States to seek new laurels.
She is Miss Edna Keeley, who reach
ed here the other day with a chal
lenge to the women auto drivers of
America for a finish contest.
Miss Keeley also intends to take
up aviation and hopes to compete
with both men and women air pilots
for new records just as soon, as she 1
has mastered the control of an ah
machine.
She won her auto championship
title in the annual three-day speed
and endurance road race from Ade
laide to Melbourne. The distance is
1,150 miles and includes some of
the roughest stretches of road in
Australia. The rules of the road for
bade the aid of men in putting on
tires or remedying engine troubles.
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TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 7, 1768. The British lords
of trade declined to take up a propo
sal made by Benjamin Franklin for
establishing a colony in Illinois,
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