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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 02, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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"Sur.e, two years and three
"Do you know how long the fash
ion of an evening dress lasts?
"My 'spangly gown,' as you call
it, went out about a year and a half
ago. Why, Dick, dear, tight skirts
with splits in them have come in."
"Margie, do you mean to tell me
that you are thinking of wearing one
of those indecent skirts that show
your legs, nearly to the knee?"
"Why not? I'm not like the Queen
of Spain I've got legs as w'ell as
arms and they are just as necessary
to me."
"Yes, I know that, but I don't like
to think that every street rowdy is
grinning and making remarks about
my wife."
"Isn't that something you cannot
help? Of course, I know that you
will say I ought not give him provo
cation, but, Dick dear, don't you
think it is about time that we made
a man a little responsible for the
morality of the world? I, for one,
can see no reason why I should not
wear a narrow skirt instead of wear
ing yards and yards of heavy cloth
just because some man has an ob
scene mind."
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
o o
"You must have had a terrible ex
perience, with no food and mos
quitoes swarming around you," said
a friend to the shipwrecked mariner,
who had been cast away upon a trop
ical island.
"You just bet I had a terrible ex
fc perience," he acknowledged. "My ex
"perience was worse than that of the
man who wrote, 'Water, water every
where, but not a drop to drink.' With
me it was bites, bites everywhere, but
not a bite to eat."
For the afternoon calls which mi
lady makes on a cool autumn day the
Paris designers have devised a beau
tiful cape-like wrap of velvet velvet
so soft and rich that it looks like
The front of the coat is gathered
into a wide girdle richly embroidered
in beads; the back falls in the grace
ful folds of a cape. The fashionable
skunk fur trims cuffs and collar,.

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