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THE STR6t.Y. '.TA'l CORED GIRL
-IS STiLL HERE.
Uotwi&standing jQiejiiany draper
ies that "arc. worn ""this" spring there
still is seen the strictly tailored' girl:
She is usually young, for ' only a
young woman can stand the plain
lines of the correctly tailored skirt.'5
This season they are wearing the
coat different from the skirt and the
stunning suit pictured is of blue and
white check for the skirt and of plain,
blue for the coat. A white vestee ,
with dark blue buttons and -binding,
with a white collar and blue choker
with a large "sailor hat make this a
stunning rig for an out-door girl.
. A new fashion wrinkle is the side
pockets 'oh the skirt. You find them
in all the strictly tailored suits this
year. ;, 'x
o o .
.THE1 HEROES OF SCUTARI
.. Yes, those 200 Montenegrin bomb; ,
throwers? who sacrificed thejr lives in '
order that Scutari might be captured,
were brave men. They are heroes
but they're dead. ' .
Doubtless- the general who send
them to their death will get a gold,
silver, tin or lead medal and their
families "will get a cute little letter
from a king or general.
But the heroes are dead. The
operation was successful, but the pa
tient died. Also the heroes were
chumps. They're dead. 1ong'live the
general! Long live the king!
Of course those soldiers were pa
triots. And patriotism is a great
thing. We teach it to the common
fellow who carries the gun. It makes
it so much easier to convince him
that it's a bully good thing for him
to walk up to , the .cannon's mouth
and die for his country.
The kings and-generals are Pa
triotic, too. Thjejr ElVE for their coun
try, inere are.scview oi tnem tnat
we have to'bevey careful of jem.
But. common,"sbIdierS'Oh there's
plenty of them? We keep breedin' 'em
right along.? And they keep on. wear
ing brass buttons and dying for their '
country so that, the-king can grab
off a few more acres and tax a few
And after it s all over, it's so easy.