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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 31, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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OVERALLS FOR HOUSEWIVES! "ARE MORE
MODEST THAN EVENING GOWNS,"
Overalls for housekeepers!
Housekeepers of St Paul, Minn.,
are wearing them.
The fad was started by Miss Ger
trude Eddington and the picture
shows just how she lopks while
working in. her apartment House
wives have followed her lead.
"Immodest! , Nat at all. They
are much -more modest than half the
evening gowns and riding habits
worn'by women!" That is the view of
Miss Eddington. Reports of sales
of overalls to women at department
stores indicate there are many
housewives who agree with her.
o o
FATALLY HURT
John Sragger, an old settler in
Hill .township, had "his head blew off
by an accidental discharge of dyna
mite while blasting out stumps. He
died instantly. Jagger, Okla., Bea-
V r- f?m con
-TODAY' IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
May 31, 1713. The French king
wrote Beauharnais, governor of Can
ada, that Crozat-was requesting Sieur
Boisbrillant to establish a post on the
Wabash.
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.Miss jG-er"frud2. Eddington.

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