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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 09, 1916, EXTRA, Image 15

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proper proportion and natural func
tions. "Study of the undraped figure, too,
does much to .counteract the perni
cious influence of the suggestive,
provocative clothes today worn by
women to appeal to just that con
suming curiosity."
Miss Reynolds maintains there is
no discordance between being a pro
fessional model and the highest con
ceptions of ideal womanhood.
"Morals are tightened rather than
loosened in the average studio," she
"As for myself, I feel as fully
clothed when posing nude before an
artist or a class of students as I do
when walking on the street in dress
and furs.
"Modesty and self-respect are per
fect cloaks for even nudity.
"Shame? That comes only from
th knowledge of doing something
wrong, stealthy, unworthy. Shame
advertises one's motive in connec
tion with an act.
."Lady Godiva rode unclothed
through the streets of Coventry to
perform an act of salvation for her
townspeople. She rode thus with
out shame and without rebuke. Her
motive was right
-''In many studios I have watched
the transition from pruriency to
wholesome respect and admiration
for the opposite sex among students.
It would be an eye-opener to those
who hold ay phases of nudity degrad
ing. "Such students, with rare excep
tion, do not become the ahnoyers of
women or hirers of men neither the
Lothario nor the Vampire."
"Fathers and mothers, see that
your boys and girls attend art class
es and paint and model from the un
draped human form.
"It will do more to correct the ten
dency of youth to go wrong thrpugh
inflamed curiosity regarding le op
posite seX than1 alf the peaching and
lecturing uvthe world." Ruth Rey
nolds. o o
IK, - iWm
The Countess of Kingston has just
arrived in the United States with
several trunks full of shamrocks to
be sold for the benefit of the Sham
rock fund for disabled Irish soldiers
and sailors. Countess Kingston's
castle is at Garrick-on-Shannon,
County Roscommon.
' o o
By Emil Eggnog .
It seems but just yesterday, ,
When' on Saturday I'd get my pay,
I'd hike to market and buy eggs, po
tatoes, flour, etc
And still have $15 left
Note. Shakespeare has been cop-,
ping my stuff.

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