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"WOMEN NEVER WILL BE GREAT UNTIL THEY
WEAR MORE CLOTHES"
New York, March. 27. "Women
never will be great until they quit
giving so much attention to clothes."
Who says so? Leginska.
' The famous pianist has eschewed
the evening gown, and now wears a
blouse and skirt in public;
This makes a striking combina
tion with her pianist head of hair,
which she wore bobbed before ever
that style became the fashion in the
movies and boheniia.
"Men wear practically a uniform,"
says Leginska. "Why shouldn't
"What is clothing, except some-
thing to keep you warm.
"Modern women's clothes don't
even do that. Women make them
selves almost naked to attract men.
"Their dress, or lack of it, is kill
ing women in New York today.
"I know of society girls who have
died recently of nothing but expos
ure caused by insufficient clothing,"