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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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OVERALL "FAD" DATES FROM LONG AGO
The American girl in overalls, the up-to-datedress for house . and
garden work. The Chinese in bifurcated garments, a syle common in her
country for hundreds of years.
Berkeley, Cal., Dec. 8. The pres
ent fad of overalls for -women Is riot
a new'fancy of the feminine mind.
When Mrs. Housewife dons a pair
of bifurcated "overeYerythings" and
goes about her sweeping or steps
daringly into the garden for a tussle
with the weeds she is doing nothing
novel. She just thinks so.
'IJie men, of course, consider the
"new style" something out of the
ordinary, as they peek over the gar
den hedge. But it isn't
When a woman does her home
work in overalls she is simply revert-

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