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A CHANCE FOR THE SHORT MAN TO GROW
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By Jim Manee.
He is a different sort of hero
The man I'm going to name.
He only wears this year's straw hat
But he's a hero, just the same.
"Gowardly heart never will buy
this season's straw lid."
I should say not.
They are among the many summer
kmusements that will shortly be in
full sway. And the majority of them
ought to s way down upon the
Suwanee nver. But at that, they
ought to be enjoyed by the spec
tators. The new straws are built along the
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general architectural plans of a stove
pipe sawed off half way down. And
the argument that goes with it is very
convincing. They are, it is anony
mously claimed, a benefit to the
wearer (as well as the spectator) in
as far as they keep the wearer's head
cool. This theory is based on the
well-known principle that it is cooler
at the bottom of a well than at the
top. And, I should say, if that is
really the case, that a person would
melt if he wore his lid upside down.
Individual taste will be given full
sway in these new styles, however.
Ifa person likes to wear a rainbow
for a hatband, he may do so but at
his own risk. Personally I would pre
fer a cyclone that might remove the
Last year's-Panama should be fed
to the goat or disposed of in spme
other effective way.
Anyway, be careful of your straw
lid when passing under the elevated
structure. And, also it's a blame good
thing men folks won't wear them in
And to, think that the men folks kid
the women folks about style.
Omaha, Neb. Auto kRocked down
and ran over Tony Scavio, 7. May die.
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