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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 09, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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feet, beware, that is if you happen to
be in the confines of L. A., for the
censor man may get you when you're
not watching out
For two feet is the recognized
length of the kiss which has been ex
amined and passedby this august
In taking two feet of kissing the
camera crank turns four times. This
exposes 32 separate pictures. It re
quires six seconds to throw the cen
sored kiss on the. screen.
Quite a while and a good deal of
work it took to standardize the
"movie kiss." But it is fully expected
tha tall devotees of the film who en
gage in the amorous dissipation of
osculation will fall into line with the
new program.
"No, it was NOT a bluff!" answered
Mrs. Whitehouse with much vigor.
"We were very, very much in earnest,
"But the mere threat" and here
Mrs. Whitehouse gave a mischievous
chuckle at the recollection "to ask
the women of the country to stop at
home for only one day has so fright
ened the men thatwe decided that we
have gained our point, and this is
" There can be no home except as
woman takes her place outside as
well as inside it
"Almost one-sixth of all the manu
facturing and mechanical work of the
country would cease were we to go
back to the home. We make all the
clothes made by hand that your wives
and children wear. Inside the fac
tories we make 33 4-5 of your hats,
suits and overalls. We make 32 per
cent of your shoes. We are your tai
lor one time out of every five. We
spin 62 1-3 per cent of your cotton,
silk and wool. We weave 48 3-4 per
cent Of your textiles. We make 44 3-4
per cent of the electrical supplies you
use for your hourly comfort We
make 47 per cent of your cigars.
"In the great iron and steel indus
tries for every 1,000 men that go
forth to their day's work, 62 women
march at their sides. In the chemical
industries, we do 44.1 per cent of the
work. We are more than one-tenth
of the workers in clay, glass and
stone. We work in blast furnaces and
metal works. More than ninety times
New York, Sept 9. "Wasn't it,
after all, a big bluff?"
Bluntly, I put this question to Mrs.
Norman D. R. Whitehouse, New York
society leader, wife of a Wall street
millionaire banker and an ardent suf
fraget It was from the imaginative
brain of Mrs. Whitehouse that has
sprung the idea that the 8,000,000
women workers of the country should
go on strike for ONE day just to
prove to the men that woman's place,
after all is NOT in the home, and
that they should therefore be given
the right to vote!

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