response from Mott

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response from Mott - American wosnanhood? In modern times such as...
American wosnanhood? In modern times such as these, why should we be forced back into the styles of the 1900 era? We have too much to lose, so why take it lying down? These styles were never made for our mad-cap 1947 Miss and Mrs. America, who daily dash for busses and trains and gingerly nip on with the freedom and ease of a female deer. Just try doing this with a long binding skirt and a girdle that is a far cry from being called comfort able. Let us all assert' ourselves to beat this unwanted style. If we could stampede and obtain the American suffrage bill to be passed, we should still be strong enough in our concentrated efforts to obtain the styles of today, to fit the needs of an appropriation from the Park De- nartrnntr hurfpet The nonular sub- partments Duaget. ine popular sud-; scription netted $16,000. The total I cost of construction was approxi mately $72,000. The lights were dis- tu. j ; ..... . 1 , v.iwuvv" jiiic ucsigiitis ju.n mu2i nave i un pjaVal DictriCt out of ideas to try to force us to! Board o Park Directors has adopt a fashion trend that wasij t t d th superintendent of fashionable when women were con- . . ..v,.,v;i n-v, tent to stay at home and bake bread. ! caUons to do tfiS work are being prepared by an electrical engineer and it is expected that bids will be taken within the very near future. The plan is to rehabilitate the ornamental lights around the lake but not to reinstall the necklace of lights. WM. PENN MOTT JR. Superintendent of Parks DOG WEEK PLEA Editor: This is Nationrl Dog Week! We who have them, plead that a better deal, a really square deal be today. Freedom of movement and'gjVen them! We stress dogs because mat long-enviea casuainess oi me this week i3 for them but we do American women, that is known the ! Diead for mercy and justice for alLi . 1 J ..... r -'- .M,4V. ! r . . . , ; : world over. Let's band together and oppose this out-dated movement for a longer skirt in an age when it not only would be tiresome but downright confining. MRS. ROBERT A DELANO. Oakland. animals and we who are anti-vivi sectionists, plead also for compassion in?his cause. ... If we make all days good days for dogs, as well as men, we will soon have the kind of world for which we so long. Considerate care. comDassion and LIGHTS AND THE LAKE ius treatment should be aiven dozs Editor: The ornamental lamp j every day. They have earned it! ... . posts were erected with money b-t MRS. RALPH HANVELLE. tained by populasubaeription and Oakland.

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 26 Sep 1947, Fri,
  3. Page 32

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