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Make a photograph of the Impres
sion of the lips on the glass and you
have a picture of the kiss.
Easy eh? Now listen to "what
Miss Daisy Dugas inventor of the
"kissograph," has to say. She is an
actress and thinking of patenting it
for a Valentine stunt.
"The kiss," saysMiss Dugas, "isa
symbol of human emotion. You can
read a person's. character in his kiss
just as readily as you can his hand
shake. Several varieties of love are
expressed in osculation. And you can
study human nature by watching hp
salutations of different individuals.
"Take for instance, when two
women meet. Their kiss is a quick,
sketchy little affair, a mere dab, you
"-The kiss 9. mother gives her baby,
while gentle, is firm and warm, and
the one she allots her husband as he
leaves for the office may be more In
the nature of a smack.
"When recorded in a kissagraph,
the lover's kiss is a large, firm im
print, its size depending upon the
warmth of emotion, The vampire
Mss, long and lingering, and the kind
.that uses up so much film in present
day movies, registers itself in a h&d
round impression when photograph
"This," concludes Miss Dugan, "is
not a very tdce sort of a kiss."
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CHRISTMAS GIFTS .!
For your young man friend a nice
set of buttons would be appropriate.
All hell have to do to have a new
suit would be to have a few yards of
good suit material fitted around the
buttons. If he has a birthday around
Xmas, send him a set of buttonholes.
1 DID YOUKNOW
The people that work on the top
floor of the Woolworth building are
the highest paid in N' Yawk?
. "Bill" would be a good name for a
baby born on the first of the. mon,th,
providing is 'was that kind" of a baby.
HAT TO SHOES THE LATEST
By Betty Brown
From her bat-winged sailor hat to
her -cloth top shoes this- pleasing
maid is garbed according to fashion's
latestTuling. Note the stunning coat
itsv simple, straight lines, the rip
Dling skirt line and the rather full
back. It's duvetyn and midnight
blue, a most popular color despite
the craze for mustard-yellow, bur
gundy and other glaring shades. The
fur trimming is brown marten.
The sailor hat shows the mad ten
dency of bats to flare up and out.
It is blue velvet with a band of rab
bit fur, the newest trimming for taj
lored hats; The shoes are putty-colored
cloth and black patent leather,