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THE EVENING WORLD', M ON DAY, FEBRUARY' 6, 1922, ''' "
7 ARTIFICIAL BEAUTIFICATION OF WOMEN WARMLY DEFENDED BY BOTH YOUNG MEN AND GIRLS .4. Evening World Presents First Letters From Readers Replying to Miss Evangeline Booth's Criticism of Girls Who Paint and Powder To-Morrow the "Anti-Cosmetics" t Will Have Their Innings. Marguerite Mooers Marshall. How fnr oiialit a woman to so In mi-tin? lieiself look pielty'.' Ib U dlslionot for lier to use paint and powder? Both young- men and young women haro Iwen quick to answfi these questions, put forwanl for discussion by Evening World readers In a iccent Issue of this paper. Only the other day Evangeline Uootli, National Com mando ot the Salvation Aimy, ut tered a withering condemnation of ny foim of cosmetics. She branded the woman who uses them as a cheat. aid that men want women as naluic Intended they should be. and attribu ted, the prevalence of divorce io the fact that women have uttempted to dccclxc their husbands as to their ap peamncc. 1 havo lecelved many Icttcts ar dently defending the modern sir I lor her. use of paint and powder, and many other communications criticis ing Iter for her fondness for arti ficial tx-autlfiera. To-day The Eve ning World prrnls pome of the pro-palnt-and-powdfr arsument To morrow the anti-cosmetics crowd will havo, a hearing. 'IJlic discussion, in I lie meanwhile, remains open. I shall e ijUid to hear from any of you us to jour opin ion!, on the points at issue tmw far a woman should jo In making herself look pretty, nnd wlir.tlier it is dis honest for her to use paint and pow deo CRtTICISMS OF "MORAL BULLIES OF THE WORLD." Ifore'ti a business girl's defense f artificial roses: "tear Madame .Miss Ituolh's re markable utterance might well be at tacked from several angles, but as a, sensible business girl mav I take it up from these particular! h.ihenl points;' "The pyscholosically srnnulatiri!; qualities which the uioUciulc. com mon sense use of rouge possesses ex cuse Its use by tlid average decent stenographer. I know that I'm a miserable person when I go around all day, pale, worn, rougeless! Uut let mo put on a bit of tvuge nnd somo powder, early in the day, and, well, 'I'll tight the whole world' and for get that I ever whs tired when I sec a nol-too-rosy, smoothly powered face smiling1 back at me in tire morn ing mirror! That Isn't cheating, It's trjlng to help the world forget that eight hours dally at a desk is not con ducive to 'roses and pear lies and I cream' complexion.?. Is it cheating any more than curling thin, strag gling locks is? it' neither man nor woman neie allowed to Improve on nature (the oiiginal cheat), this world would still be a savage wilder ness! "Is the extremist, the overdone es ter lor desecrator, to be permitted to .tand In the same class with the aver age, decent, intelligently rouged busi ness girl? We nrc not trying to look like vamps out of work, we'ie not made up like girls in showrooms, but we are trying to look our best in a lifo tunt takes tire pep out of an girl, nnd if Jry persuading the outside world that 'everything Is all rrght.' we also put ourselves iir the proper frame of mind to work and win. What right have the exponents of neglect, the moral bul lies of the world, to ciltitise? "Tin: Boss's nir.iiT itand 'MAN. ' " SEES GOOD IN NATURAL duAU TY AUGMENTED BY ART. In the following letter , a young woman from New ,ler.e ne.s he Idea of the II ISA SOX win an In wea-rr.ako-ups: "Dear Madam Hate uu eer no ticed that the men. young or old. who discourse eloquently aboui tlicir au mlration for the old-fashioned .rV and their distaste for the modern 1 painted doll are never by anv chanci I seen In the company of the maiden who scorns present-day aids to beau ty? Not nil girls nro eager to rnurry, public opinion to the contrary not withstanding, but nil girls do liki masculine companionship and adinna tlon, Tho girl of to-day Is shrewd enough to Judg-e tho modern man's real opinion by his actions rather than by his words. Sho does not t:eo a mob of desirable men storming n' the door ot tho palntless, powdcrlc.s "homo gitl." but she docs see the ar tlllclal beauty getting her full nnare or masculine attention. Can you nkime the clever' modern girl If she decides tlrnt the natural maiden Is ji drug on the market '.' "After nil, why not do as the i!o mans do while wc arc in Koine? It e.'n hivrdlv ire considered cheating. Certainly our girls make no seer, t ni their free use of cosmetics. Xutitr.ul we all piefer that tho work Is uriis tleriPy done some of the wh c washed, hand-painted specimens lhar no see on the streets nro rxthtr frightful. Also, wo all lovo Nairn c when nature Is beautiful. Wo are taught that Nature cannot be Im proved, but our gills of tiro present day thlrU otherwise, so let them go to rt. Anyway, whether wc like It r not, how are we going to prevent t .' We leel sorry when wo sec children ot Mxtrcn with besmeared faces, but we admire tiro beautiful girl, ;Ven I thon".h we I now her natural lieatltv is 1-ugmented by nit V. P. It ' Here's another rntcresllng motive Untouched by Human Hands From cow to you the only ! handi that touch "PHILADEL- j PHIA" Cream Cheese are your own! Even the packaging u one by a wonderful automatic ma chine of our own invention which forms and wraps the cheese in protecting tin-fotL The only cream cheese on the market not wrapped by hand. Kick of mnku-tip a deslro to remedy the deficiencies Of Natitre: "Dear Madam Tho use of cosmetics I not a mutter of morals, but of necessity. "Tho purveyor, of lipstick, powdoi and rouge would starve If he depend ed on the pntroiinge of the girl en dowed by Naturo with chcrry-rcd lips and a rose leaf complexion, with no need for any artificial aid to beauty. Hut unlortunately nil girls aro not su blessed, nnd It is these others who have a right to Imitate Nature by tho j use of cosmetics if they chose to do so. "Should a man with an amputated liff hobble about on one limb rather than practise the deception of wear ing a wooden leg? Neither should a gnl hesitate to supply uny detlclenccs that rimy be lacking In her facial ap pearance. "There is probably not one man -ti n hundred who can tell the differ ence between a natural and an arti ficial complexion, If the latter Is ar tistically applied. The principal com plaint rests In the gross carelessness with which sonic gills use rouge and llp-sticK. going to extremes that make one wonder at their Indiffer ence or ignorance as to the appear ii nee presented. It should not re quire very much wisdom to realize that eosmetlcs which look natural un der the glare of electric lights will If sho permits her nnso lo icnialn shinny sho Is Irivlllng the ostracism ot the opposite sex A light touch 'r carmine to tho Hp, a delicate ap plication of rouge on tin. cheeks, and a dab of powder mi the nose often transforms a seemingly plain girl Into a beauts "A man does not havo to know a girl very Intimately to learn whether her complexion is her own. and ir she uses a switch in her hair. 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