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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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skirt, hanging in straight lines from
a raised waistline, and utterly im
pervious to the word "flare." Fur
thermore, if held to strict account
ability it is longer than the skirts
which are generally, worn this season.
The jacket is equally straight, but
short It boasts no collar, and its
only visible means of support are two
bands of the material about two
inches in width, which cross over a
dainty lingerie blouse, and fasten on
opposite sides half way down the
front The Severity of the narrow
-o-
sleeves is softened by their length,
which just permits a glimpse of a
white cuff.
But let us not forget the hat which
is so successfully simple that it is
quite apt to be overlooked. For its
style it depends entirely upon the way
in which it is worn. Of course Miss
Sweet knows how to wear hers, and
she has added a loose veil to accen
tuate the straight lines of her cos
tume. A pair of white gloves and an
English walking stick put the finish
ing touches to this jaunty outfit
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WOMEN BETRAY EMOTION WITH THEIR FEET,
SAYS STUDENT OF COURTROOM PSYCHOLOGY
who becomes angry under cross-examination,"
said Judge Williams.
"She feels that she must control ev
ery emotion and thus avoid any be
trayal. Perhaps her face will be as
serene as spring-time, but watch her
feet!
"She will not stamp her 'feet unless
she loses her head completely, but in
restraining the desire to do so she will
turn the soles of her feet slightly in
ward and make small curves in her
restlessness.
"Again, the woman who controls
her anger and defies attorneys will
frequently be found with a smile on
her face, but at the same time dig
ging the heels of her shoes into the
floor, the soles raised clear.
"Look out for the woman who sits
motionless in the witness chair, her
feet thrust out before her at the end
of luxuriously stretched limbs. She
is ready to trick or trap the attor
ney. "And watch out for the woman
with the impatient feet She shows
her feelings by nervously tapping
with her toe.
"The continued shifting of the feet
indicates that the testimony is dam
aging. And' the girl who strives to be
at ease by hooking a toe behind her
chair leg is pretending a complacen
cy which she does not feel; she will
blunder in her testimony."
Miss Vera Stedman of Los Angeles,
Cal., who posed for the "feet pic
tures." Los Angeles, March 14. Thje ap
plication of psychology has at least
reached woman's feet Warren Will
iams, city prosecutor and former pol
lice judge here, recently made public
his observations based on vears of
close study, coupled with innumer
able experiments showing that wom
en betray emotions with their feet
"Take the woman on the witness

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