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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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your consciousness that you must be
slim to be in style?"
"That may be all right on Fifth
avenoo," she said, "but they like 'em
wide on Avenoo A!"
, I sought a resort of fashion. The
first nersons T p.nnniin fared werp.
A limousine" stood ready. They
hesitated,-then consulted each oth
er's eyes.' . '
"We'd better do it,'' said one.
"All right," sighed the other.
"James, meet us at the Plaza. And
jingling and swishing, they started.
-'
three lovely ladies 'eating French
cake and drinking chocalate.
Their ignorance appalled me. I
slipped on the . table the headline,
. "Paris decrees the slim silhouette.'.'
Theyvstiffened." "Cancel that sec
ond order," said qne to the1 waiter.
I followed thenroutl
NOW QUAlllFIED
"Aren't you the -boy who-was here
a week ago looking for a position Vi-
"Yes, sir."
"I thought so. And didn't I tell you
then that I wanted, an .older, boy?"
"Yes, sir; that's why I'm here
now."
I looked after them.
"It's a long walk to a slim silhou
ette," I murmured. ,
But cheer. up, girls. The outlook
is dark, but I'm told there's a place in
Philadelphia where you can get
stretched. It's painful, but it can be
done!
HIS BRAINS IN HIS FEET ,
"Did ydu enjoy the dance in the
new town, hall?" asked Kate.
"Oh, fairly," answered Tom.
"Some ofi the girls told me they
didn't enjoy the dance one bit" v
"Well," said Tom. "I couldn't
dance with-'them aDV
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