Issue: 19340801

Wednesday, August 1, 1934
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Articles
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Esquire
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0001.xml
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Cluctt, Peabody & Co., Inc.
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Cluctt, Peabody & Co., Inc.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0002.xml
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3
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Continental Distilling Corporation: RITTENHOUSE
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Continental Distilling Corporation
RITTENHOUSE
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0003.xml
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4
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0004.xml
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NATIONAL DISTILLERS
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NATIONAL DISTILLERS
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0005.xml
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6
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STREET RAILWAYS ADVERTISING CO.
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STREET RAILWAYS ADVERTISING CO.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0006.xml
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7
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BREWING CORPORATION OF AMERICA
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BREWING CORPORATION OF AMERICA
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0007.xml
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THE PLATINUM PRODUCTS CO.
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THE PLATINUM PRODUCTS CO.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0008.xml
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9
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HOOKLESS FASTENER COMPANY
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HOOKLESS FASTENER COMPANY
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0009.xml
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10
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Advertisement: GOLDEN WEDDING
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GOLDEN WEDDING
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0010.xml
masthead
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masthead
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0011.xml
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Editor's Note
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As for the lull of dog days
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0012.xml
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Editor's Note
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As for reading suggestions
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0013.xml
tableOfContents
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Esquire
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0014.xml
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12,14,158,159,161
Correspondence
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THE SOUND AND THE FURY
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Being already a regular reader of nine periodicals and technical journals which I consider indispensable, I resolved long ago to limit my magazine reading to this carefully selected group. Then along came ESQUIRE, and I purchased a copy of its first edition purely out of curiosity.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0015.xml
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JOHN GILLON & CO., LTD.
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JOHN GILLON & CO., LTD.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0016.xml
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14
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Advertisement: BACARDI
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BACARDI
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0017.xml
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ROSENOW COMPANY
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ROSENOW COMPANY
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0018.xml
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Contributors
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BACKSTAGE WITH ESQUIRE
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Harry Ashe wrote No Spare Wings in Hell, which appears on page 76, in Washington, D. C., Pirate’s Cove and Miami, Florida, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Los Angeles, California. As Senator McAdoo’s pilot he spends most of his time away from his home in Glendale, California, and writes wherever and whenever he gets a chance.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0019.xml
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0020.xml
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PICTORIAL FEATURES
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ENEMIES OF MAN No. 5: THE MALE FLIRT
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He never has a girl of his own, but that’s all right as long as you have. He is the self-appointed friend of everything in skirts, and all men are enemies. He trades upon the average man’s dislike to make a scene, and upon the average woman’s unwillingness to permit one.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0021.xml
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19,156,158
ARTICLES
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Out in the Stream
A Cuban Letter
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ERNEST HEMINGWAY
<p>THE sun on the water is the toughest part of fishing the north coast of Cuba for marlin in July and August. Havana is cooler than most northern cities in those months because the northeast trades get up about ten o’clock in the forenoon and blow until four or five o’clock the next morning, and the northeast trade is a cool and pleasant wind, but out on the water even with a breeze, the sun gives you something to remember him by.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0022.xml
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20,21
ARTICLES
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Clouds in the Far East
The creator and first commander of the Red Army summarizes the Russian chances in case of war
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LEON TROTZKY
AT FIRST sight one becomes astonished by the insignificance of those military forces which were concentrated in the Far East during the months of extreme tension in Soviet-Japanese relations. On February 3rd, the Japanese Minister of War, Hayashi, declared that his government had only 50,000 soldiers in Manchuria, while the Soviets had concentrated 100,000 men and 300 planes on their nearest border.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0023.xml
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cartoon
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“You aren't the Mr. Penny I came here with!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0024.xml
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23,135
ARTICLES
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The Sex Appeal Myth
Pointing out (1) that sex appeal is a drawback to an actress, and (2) that it’s nonexistent anyway
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GEORGE JEAN NATHAN
<p>NOTHING impresses me as being quite so idiotic as the popularly held theory that this or that particular young woman’s success on the stage or motion picture screen is due to her sex appeal. That she may have sex appeal in a certain direction is entirely probable, but that it has more than the slightest fraction to do with any success she achieves seems to me to be excessively dubious.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0025.xml
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24,25,147,148
FICTION
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Captain Barlow’s Pride
Short story of the way a skipper found out how to endear himself to the sailors who manned the masts
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BILL ADAMS
CAPTAIN BARLOW sat alone in his dining saloon, with a scowl on his face. He saw it now at last. His father had been right, it was well enough for some young fellows, without any pull and with their livings to make, to go to sea. For him to have done so had been sheer folly.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0026.xml
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26,136,138,141
ARTICLES
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Skaal Salamina!
Second of a series of stories of Greenland in the summertime — both written and illustrated
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ROCKWELL KENT
<p>CLEAR, sunlit summer sky, a varnished sea, mountains etherealized by intervening miles of sunlit atmosphere: the pale blond high-keyed beauty of a summer afternoon, immaculate: so that a tiny alien speck upon the water has drawn every eye to watch its slow approach and recognize in it a hunter homeward bound.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0027.xml
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"SALAMINA”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0028.xml
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28,114,117
FICTION
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Crazy in the Stir
A long-term prisoner in a state penitentiary tells an authentic story about life on the "inside”
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CHESTER B. HIMES
<p>THE stained, squashed cigaret hanging from Red’s tight lips glowed, a tiny spark in the yellow glare that spilled from the enameled reflector at the ceiling. Smoko dribbled from his mouth and nostrils, eddied upward around the cardboard sign that hung from the light by a string&mdash;“SPITTING ON THE FLOOR AND WALL FORBIDDEN.”</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0029.xml
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"Remember when I only came up to here, chief?”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0030.xml
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cartoon
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"He’s writing his autobiography as soon as he thinks of a title"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0031.xml
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PERSONALITIES
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Must Memory Be Reverent?
Six snickering recollections of people who were famous for their dignity and their poise
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THOMAS BEER
SOME people argue that the Italians are still greater fools than the French when it comes to discussing foreigners at close range. Duse certainly did it with the most paralyzing blandness. This actress, as Max Beer-bohm once said, specialized in resignation.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0032.xml
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“Huh! Wise guy!!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0033.xml
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33,34,108,111
FICTION
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Best Irish Whiskery
Short story of an evening spent with a sing-song girl who was unsure of tomorrow
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JAMES W. BENNETT
IT WAS a hot time to be in Canton. The Chinese Red Army was but half a day’s march distant. We heard that it only delayed because of negotiations to buy—rather than fight.—its way into the city. The Head of the Defense Force was asking for plenty of palm oil.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0034.xml
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POETRY
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A Quartet ot Males
A group of four poems, three very sprightly and one tender, and all four typical of men
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WITTER BYNNER
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0035.xml
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36,153
SPORTS
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Falconry—American Style
An article of especial interest in view of the current revival of the medieval form of hunting
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HENRY MORTON ROBINSON
UNTIL you have watched a peregrine falcon rise from his master’s fist, climb in spiral curves to the blue and uttermost ceiling of the world, then fall in a magnificent power-dive upon the fleeting quarry below, your notions of aerial grandeur are apt to be puny, tepid, and undramatic.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0036.xml
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—“I'll take this piece!”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0037.xml
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38,39,141
FICTION
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A Pretty Good Shot
A story with a catch in the ending and perhaps, for some who read it, a catch in the throat
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MANUEL KOMROFF
<p>HE HAD stolen two horses from the Three-X ranch. But the boys were hot on his trail. “Look out for him!” cried one. “It looks like he’s a pretty good shot.” Five miles down the road he was forced to abandon the horses. He ran up a sharp hill, and took refuge amongst the rocks.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0038.xml
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"He was teaching me to swim"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0039.xml
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41,164,165,166,167
ARTICLES
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Hot Enough for You?
An article pointing out that there’s more you can do about the weather than talk about it
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PAUL W. KEARNEY
<p>WHEN the mercury touches 90°, arrests for assault and battery jump 68% above normal among men—and double the usual average for the Gentler Sex. This finding, based on a survey by Professor E. G. Dexter in a typical city, simply emphasizes the growing risk of repeating that most inane of all warm weather questions, “Is it hot enough for you?”</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0040.xml
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42,43,126
ARTICLES
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The White Winers
The last of the series of a Paris bartender’s memoirs, wherein he gets down to mentioning names
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JIMMIE CHARTERS
WHITE WINE, for some reason I do not understand, has always played a special role among artists and writers. I believe this has always been true in bohemian centers since the time of Whistler and his friends. Frank Harris insisted it was the only drink a man should take and certainly it was the only one he indulged in.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0041.xml
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44,90
SPORTS
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Perfect Tennis Player
Formula for a synthetic world champion, citing the strongest points of great tennis players
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H. ELLSWORTH VINES
RETURNING from Europe last Summer after the English had beaten us to the Davis Cup, I was asked what I thought would be the wisest future course for the United States. My first impulse was to answer whimsically that America ought to seek out two perfect players, without a weakness between them, and in that way guarantee a Davis Cup victory.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0042.xml
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Technical Fashions
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The New Foreign Cars
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Alexis de Sakhnoffsky
<p>THE new fashion flash on European body design features a belt line drooping towards the rear of the car, and the sketches on this page show how three nations have interpreted this new vogue. Great Britain is represented with a sports vehicle of the type so popular over there, on a Bentley chassis.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0043.xml
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47,111,150
HUMOR
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The Resurrection of Solly Moon
Tall tale, replete with earthy humor, about a good little man who could never be kept down
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WALTER D. EDMONDS
WE STOOD in the door of the barn where John was splitting a load of stove wood, and across the valley we could hear the chug-chug of Brown’s tractor; they were threshing there, or bringing in the corn. John leaned on his axe with both hands and lifted his good eye to look over the river-bottom.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0044.xml
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48,49,168,169
PERSONALITIES
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Señor Diego Rivera
An attempt to show why sympathy favors the Mexican, although the ethics favor the Rockefellers
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JIM TULLY
DIEGO RIVERA approached me in Mexico City, a large, shy man, with a diffident manner. He had the expression of a man whom a beggar would approach on the street. His eyes were soft and sad and wide apart. Their softness belied the hard brain behind them.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0045.xml
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50,51,156
FICTION
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Turnabout is Fair
One of the last of the legacy of hitherto unpublished short tales left by a modern master
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D. H. LAWRENCE
<p>SHE was his second wife, and so there was between them that truce which is never held between a man and his first woman. He was one for the women, and as such an exception among the colliers. In spite of their prudery, the neighbor women liked him; he was big, naive, and very courteous with them; he was so, even to his second wife.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0046.xml
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cartoon
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“Psst! Turn on the ol' personality smile—he’s from Ringling Brothers!”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0047.xml
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53,132,135
ARTICLES
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Jungle Table d’Hôte
Upsetting the Hollywood idea that it is easy for any man to obtain food in a jungle
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JEAN M. F. DUBOIS
IN THE jungle it is more often the question “What do we eat?” than “When do we eat?” I was famished as I looked at the tropical stream near which we were camped. Like some vast lake draped in white mist, it stretched before me as it placidly flowed on its way to the ocean.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0048.xml
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54,55,120
FICTION
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The Spriv’s Master
Quaint story of rural England, in which the champion braggart of a dozen counties is stilled
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H. E. BATES
WE WERE sitting under the cart-hovel one winter afternoon, my grandfather and I, listening to the cold rain swishing at the bramble-roof and watching it sweep in smoky gusts and toss the stray seagulls across the bare land, when the Spriv walked into the stack-yard, as usual, to borrow the gun.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0049.xml
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56
FICTION
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The Kid Across the River
A beautiful and tender story that you can read, but not forget, quickly
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WILLIAM McFEE
A STRANGE thing happened this summer while we were in the country. We had taken a house on a river. It ran right below our porch, and rippled over big stones that made a sort of dam and gave me a chance to fish. On the other side was a dense tangle of bushes and trees.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0050.xml
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cartoon
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“But Mrs. Egbert, the spirit told me that horse would win!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0051.xml
article
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58,105,106
HUMOR
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The Vaudeville Doctor
Humorous short story featuring an aspiring tenor willing to go to any lengths to be discovered
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JOHN FORBES
“A DRAMATICAL tenor! My friend, like a pal I’m telling you, for a nickel I could buy a carload of dramatical tenor singers and get ten cents refund back on the empty car.” Max Stiegel, the vaudeville doctor, puffed impressively on his cigar and gave Freddie Rogers, tenor, a shrewd glance of appraisal.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0052.xml
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cartoon
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"I'm a dry—I shall always be a dry!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0053.xml
article
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60,119,120
HUMOR
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Petey the Beep
A fast tale of a pitcher with a slow ball a slower one, one slower than that—and a beep!
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G. C. RICHARD
<p>"BEEP says the guy. “What do you mean ‘Beep’?”says I. “Beep,” says he again, waving his arms and getting awful red in the face. I put my mask on quick then. I am on my way to the showers from catching behind the plate for a solid hour of batting practice.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0054.xml
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cartoon
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“The people of the City of New York versus the Loyal Friends and Square Deal Protective Association!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0055.xml
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62,144,147
FICTION
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Covered All Night
A story of a woman's ingenuity when faced by a tramp wearing her missing husband's clothes
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ALLAN VAUGHAN ELSTON
RAIN was drumming steadily on the tent roof. Above its monotone Mary Ryan, waiting for her husband to return from Timberline Lake, could barely hear the rifflings of the creek. It was past midnight. Yet Mary Ryan assured herself for the tenth time that she wasn’t in the least bit worried.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0056.xml
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cartoon
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“Miss Brown, can't you picture a little cabin 'way up in the mountains and just you and me?"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0057.xml
article
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cartoon
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"Don’t be a sorehead, Joseph—I was only clowning when I kicked you in the pants"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0058.xml
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65
The Lively Arts
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Mr. Jeeves' Gentleman
Suggesting that literary pedants may safely discover P. G. Wodehouse now that nearly everyone else has
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GILBERT SELDES
FOR several years I have been waiting to see a stern Marxian criticism of the works of P. G. Wodehouse; I have even been tempted to write one myself, but my sense of burlesque is rudimentary. I wanted one of those book reviews which are extremely intelligent and informative and then crash into a grand finale explaining that the author’s entire work is rendered null by his ignorance of dialectic materialism or materialistic dialectics, and suggesting that without a three year course in Moscow, the author cannot hope to be a harbinger of the proletarian revolution, which happens to be about the last thing the author proposes for himself.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0059.xml
article
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66,67,117
FICTION
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Hot Night in Rockford
Of a carnival in a small town, of a girl alone and lonely, and a slick salesman on the loose
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ALBERT HALPER
THE travelling salesman who came from Chicago checked in at the hotel, rode up the elevator and after the bell-hop set the grip down took his shirt off and began shaving. He was a short strong fellow of about twenty-five and had a dark stubborn growth of beard.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0060.xml
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68,69
PICTORIAL FEATURES
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Ho for the Life of a Sailor!
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JOHN GROTH
THE fettered fathers, leading squirming kids, and the emancipated mammas, swinging shuffle-sticks with a technique born of broom handles; the strenuous people built like cattle and the languid people built like Olympians; the wrong people solemnly attending lifeboat drill and the right people staying away; the deckhouse hikers, never sitting down and the deck chair corpses, never sitting up; the constant click of the inevitable and ubiquitous camera... let others sketch with an eye to the glamor inherent in gleaming rails and towering stacks; John Groth has eyes only for the human comedy, on shipboard or anywhere.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0061.xml
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70
cartoon
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“Excuse it, we thought you wuz someone else!”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0062.xml
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71,148,150
ARTICLES
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For Gentlemen Only
Historic data and lively case histories show that forgery is strictly the gentleman's crime!
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BRUCE L. HENRY
<p>IF YOU are interested in becoming a successful criminal—as who isn’t, these days— consider the advantages of forgery as a career. A forger never has to wield a lead pipe, sandbag or club; he requires no machine gun, gat or bomb; he need not exert himself scaling porches or blasting safes, and he doesn’t have to associate with exotic fauna of the Capone, Moran or Diamond genus.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0063.xml
article
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72,73,74,75
FEATURES
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Gaudier: A Postscript
Further word from the first champion of Gaudier-Brzeska, "savage messiah" of sculpture
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EZRA POUND
<p>THE moral of Henri Gaudier’s death is that hate is worth while, and that men incapable of hating the Bank of France, and the hook-up of munitions firms, Creusot, DeWendel, Schneider, Skoda, Mitsui, and too slothful to trace out the affiliations and financial causes of war are a scum and sediment, and that those who accept aged evil passively have no right to the arts.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0064.xml
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76,77,102,105
FICTION
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No Spare Wings in Hell
Another aviation story by the author of "Zero-Zero”— and a thriller all the way
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HARRY ASHE
I DIDN’T want to teach her to fly. You know how it is. Most girls are punk pilots anyhow and besides they have too glamorous an idea about things. If they’re the sort who like flying well enough to take it up, they’re apt to be a little careless about danger.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0065.xml
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78,95
ARTICLES
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How Banks Betray the Public
Things you might never have known until now about some of the bigger bank failures
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FRED C. KELLY
ONE day in late February, 1933, the following advertisement by one of the big trust companies in Cleveland occupied large space in Cleveland newspapers: “Lest We Forget” There have been times these last three years when practically every man and woman has felt the chilling fear of being without work.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0066.xml
article
79
79
cartoon
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"—and they don’t even say ‘I love you’ any more!”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0067.xml
article
80
80
cartoon
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“Then I threw a hammer through the time clock!”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0068.xml
article
81
81,89
SPORTS
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Fairway Queens and Rough Cats
An attempt, to the point of leaning over backward, to be fair about the lady golfers
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[no value]
WALTER HAGEN
ONE golf article that never will be written is one that some men want to read about women’s golf. They have the idea that women stars purr very contentedly when everything is lovely in competition but always will unsheath their claws and scratch, spit and snarl when another tabby is padding her way closer to a trophy of more sentimental value than intrinsic worth.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0069.xml
article
82
82,83
HUMOR
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East Side, West Side, Upside Down
On terrapins and needles in the gay nineties with a hail fellow well gourmet
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[no value]
RAYMOND KNIGHT
<p>"WAITER, bring me a ham sandwich on rye, a quart of Moët and Chandon Champagne, fried oysters and cole slaw with an absinthe frappé, waffles and maple syrup with a hot Tom and Jerry, then Lobster Newburg and a gin fizz and apple pie a la mode with an old-fashioned.”</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0070.xml
article
84
84,124
PERSONALITIES
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Fame and Frank Black
Fine article about a man who, remaining relatively unknown, has made others world-famous
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[no value]
CARLETON SMITH
WHO in the hell is Frank Black?” Musicians around the country asked each other and received no answer. None of them had ever heard of him. But here it was in cold print. One Frank Black had been made music director of the National Broad-casting Company, a post which Walter Damrosch had instituted, monopolized, and publicized.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0071.xml
article
85
85,86,87
PICTORIAL FEATURES
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THE BATHING BEACH
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CATCHING moods and moments that are as evanescent as a bubble from a clay pipe— that is the sphere and function of Frank Boyd’s sketchbook. The hush of evening on the beach, when all but a rear guard of incurable romantics have left, when the shouts and screams of the day have so far subsided that you can hear again the splash and swish as each dwindling wave spends itself on the sand—the feel of the sun on your closed eyelids as you lie and laze on the beach, while orange and red balloons jiggle on the black screen that is the backdrop of your mind—this is such stuff as midsummer dreams are made of—this is life as it pulses through the brush of an artist on a beach.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0072.xml
article
88
88
cartoon
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THE BEACH
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0073.xml
article
91
91
cartoon
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“I want to present Mr. Shaznovsky—he simply loathes the class we represent"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0074.xml
article
92
92,130,131
SPORTS
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Court Tennis
A simple and concise article which explains a traditional and extremely intricate sport
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[no value]
ALLISON DANZIG
<p>DEMOCRACY is great stuff in athletics. So the pillars of our amateur sports governing bodies tell us. They talk about their game being a great leveler and common denominator of the blue blood and the pauper and extending the hand of fraternity and equality across the seas—such stuff as dreams are made of.</p>
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0075.xml
article
93
93
cartoon
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“We gotta let ya go, Steve, yuh just ain’t got no showmanship!”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0076.xml
article
94
94
cartoon
[no value]
“You’re fascinating tonight, Marguerita”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0077.xml
article
96
96
cartoon
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FISHING FOR EASTERN BROOK AND RAINROW TROUT IN SWIFTCURRENT LAKE
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0078.xml
article
97
97,98
SPORTS
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Trout Talk
"Common conversation" devoted to the three basic factors of fishing for trout in the Rockies
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[no value]
ARTHUR H. CARHART
ADVISING a friend who is choosing a wife is perilous business. I figure it is just as risky to ride herd too close when he’s dickering for investments, hair-tonic or fishing tackle. In these little personal matters, like selecting a better half or a trout rod, mild men sometimes go head-strong and opinionated as a long yearling stuck in a mountain bog.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0079.xml
article
99
99
cartoon
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FISHING FOR CUTTHROAT AND NATIVE BLACK TROUT IN AVALANCHE LAKE
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0080.xml
article
100
100,101,120
PERSONALITIES
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Navy’s Master of Mitts
A silhouette of Spike Webb whose job is to make boxers out of the young midshipmen
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ARTHUR GRAHAME
“There'll be leather meeting leather Yes, it looks like nasty weather But the Navy men are never stopped by storm! We have traded in our books For a lot of jabs and hooks And that other team will find it mighty warm!" THE final words of the war song of a thousand midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy echo among the lofty rafters of Mc-Donough Hall as a cheer leader’s upflung arm stops the chorused chant.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0081.xml
article
103
103
TRENDS IN DRESS
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THE FABRIC PICTURE for CAMP WEAR
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0082.xml
article
104
104
TRENDS IN DRESS
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THE FABRIC PICTURE for RESORT WEAR
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0083.xml
article
107
107,132
SPORTS
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"En Garde"
An article showing that the quality of swordplay has not declined with its quantity
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MARSHAL L. OLIVER
THE gentle art of fencing is surpassed only by professional hockey in its ability to foment animosity and dissension In every mock duel, seeds of grim reality are implanted by the nerve straining tenseness of the contestants and by the extreme difficulty of refereeing swordplay with final accuracy.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0084.xml
article
109
109
TRENDS IN DRESS
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for BOATING WEAR
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0085.xml
article
110
110
TRENDS IN DRESS
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THE FABRIC PICTURE for BEACH WEAR
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0086.xml
article
112
112,123
ARTICLES
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The Wine Without Manners
Adding one major item to the reasons why Jimmy Walker has no need for New Yorkers’ pity
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FRANK SCULLY
WHEN I took my first sniff of New York’s soot-scented, air after sixteen years away, I was mowed down by the ship news mob for last-minute news of Jimmy Walker, the talk of the town, whom I had just left on the French Riviera. Was he, they wanted to know above all, doing much drinking?
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0087.xml
article
113
113
cartoon
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“What! We’re not going to Europe this year? But Madame, I promised my friend in Cannes..."
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0088.xml
article
115
115
TRENDS IN DRESS
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COURT COSTUME FOR THE SEASON OF 1934
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EXCEPT for the silk foulard handkerchief worn as a sash in place of the more prosaic belt, this outfit is unreservedly recommended for tennis players of every rank. The reservation regarding the colored waist-handkerchief is not made as a matter of taste, since this item is smart as all get out; simply in recognition of the fact that many tournament officials still stick to the letter of the traditional rule against any deviations from plain white in the attire of contestants.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0089.xml
article
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116
TRENDS IN DRESS
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FITTINGS FOR THE DEEP SEA FISHERMAN
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USING the leather harness as well as the rod-socket of the fishing chair is like wearing suspenders and a belt—undoubtedly the safest thing to do. As for the hip length boots, they are useful only in very dirty weather — but very nice to have then.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0090.xml
article
118
118
cartoon
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“How about a game of polo Saturday?”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0091.xml
article
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121
TRENDS IN DRESS
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ESSENTIALS FOR A WEEK-END IN THE COUNTRY
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BEFORE you set out for So and So’s, it is assumed that you know what sports they go in for and whether or not they dress for dinner. We will also assume that you will take the necessary linen without our mentioning or sketching it. With that established, here’s the prescription:
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0092.xml
article
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122
TRENDS IN DRESS
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A FEW SUGGESTIONS FOR SATURDAY NIGHT
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THE old blue coat and white pants combination is distinctly outmoded, even for country club dances on Saturday nights. Herewith, a set of acceptable alternatives. A double breasted dinner jacket of midnight blue tropical worsted, with soft, pleated bosom shirt, wing collar and butterfly bow, and a club hatband.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0093.xml
article
125
125,142
Books
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Esquire's Five-Minute Shelf
A reviewer abed with a fever sits up nights reading about the newest theories on health
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BURTON RASCOE
DR. BORIS SOKOLOFF’S Vitality (Dutton, $2) is another one of those periodical disclosures of the advancement of medical science which almost begin to convince me, most reluctantly, that when medical science becomes sufficiently advanced it will uphold the witch cures and validate many of what once were considered the grosser superstitions.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0094.xml
article
127
127
TRENDS IN DRESS
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A PAGE OF PICNIC DRESS AND ACCESSORIES
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THIS will help to take the burden off picnics. The elementof boredom remains a purely personal problem. Upper left, is a compact luncheon service for six, including two thermos bottles and a place to keep hot dishes. Lower left, is a leather case that carries six glasses and below that a wicker basket for sandwiches, etc.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0095.xml
article
128
128
TRENDS IN DRESS
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ONCE ABOARD THE DINGHY, COMFORT RULES
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You are going to get wet as a matter of course, so the only sane thing to do is dress accordingly, with the obvious advantage of looking no funnier wet than dry. This rigid specification is met by both the outfits sketched and both are recommended.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0096.xml
article
129
129,162
Music
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The Listening Post
Music for all and blankets for one or for three—notes on the summer season—personal items
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SIGMUND SPAETH
THIS is the season of the year when musical experiments are tried in various places, usually outdoors. For those who really like music the al fresco flavor is no handicap, and for the rest it is a positive drawing-card. The mere fact that in summer you are permitted to listen to music without dressing up, possibly with a smoke or a drink added, would lend some attraction to these informal outdoor affairs.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0097.xml
article
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133
TRENDS IN DRESS
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A PAGE OF BEACH AND RESORT WEAR
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MANY unusual combinations are being adapted to resort wear this year and the one shown on the seated figure is among the most unusual, as well as the best looking. It consists of a double breasted jacket of natural linen (newer, and hence regarded as smarter, than pure white) worn with blue grey flannel trousers.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0098.xml
article
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134
TRENDS IN DRESS
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FOR TOWN WEAR DURING THE WARM WEATHER
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DESPITE the fact that current fashion seems to sanction the use of sport clothes almost everywhere during the hot daylight hours, there are bound to be many occasions when you’ll want to be slightly more dressed up. Here, for example, is an effective outfit consisting of a light weight double breasted flannel suit of lovat green, worn minus a waistcoat, with a pale blue broadcloth shirt with medium length pointed collar attached, a black foulard tie with purple spots, a light weight felt hat of a very light tan that has a smoky cast (and notice that it has a black band) and light weight brown wing tipped shoes.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0099.xml
article
137
137,163,164
Theatre
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Stage-Door Johnny, Pro Tem.
Revealing, among other facts, that New York is the worst theatrical city in America
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GILBERT SELDES
“DODSWORTH,” by Sidney Howard out of Sinclair Lewis. People say it is as good as the book, but the book is only Lewis’ half-turn away from Babbitt-baiting (completed in Work of Art) and is not one of the best. Walter Huston is good in a “sympathetic” part; Fay Bain ter is very nearly magnificent as Mrs D., who is what is rapidly coming to be known as a bitch.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0100.xml
article
139
139
cartoon
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“I miss you terribly, dear—but I know business is business!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0101.xml
article
140
140
cartoon
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"Look —I brought along some flypaper”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0102.xml
article
143
143,161,162
Movies
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The Candid Cameraman
Worra, worra, Will Hays—what to do about Miss Mae West — and when is a dirty picture?
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MEYER LEVIN
“OF HUMAN BONDAGE.” Amazingly veracious picturization of the most beloved of modern novels. Long, but worth enduring. Perfect performance by Leslie Howard and steal-show job by Bette Davis. “IT AIN’T NO SIN.” The Grand Old Lady of Sex still has a few slithers in her whalebones.
Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0103.xml
article
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145
cartoon
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"Equestrians... that’s us”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0104.xml
article
146
146
cartoon
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“Keep your mind on your business, buddy!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0105.xml
article
149
149
cartoon
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"You put a little meat on yer bones since last I saw you, Mrs. Peabody”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0106.xml
article
149
149
cartoon
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"Could you use a nice tenor?”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0107.xml
article
149
149
cartoon
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"If I were you, Madam, I'd take him to Hollywood"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0108.xml
article
149
149
cartoon
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"I'll race you to the clubhouse..."
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0109.xml
article
151
151
cartoon
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“Yah— wouldn’t answer my letter, would yuh!”
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0110.xml
article
152
152
cartoon
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“What! Me ride with you and your—your paramour!"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0111.xml
article
154
154,155
PICTORIAL FEATURES
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A PORTFOLIO OF WORLD'S FAIR SKETCHES
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S. R. FATIGUANT
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0112.xml
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157
157
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HICKOK
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HICKOK
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0113.xml
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158
158
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CELANESE
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CELANESE
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0114.xml
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159
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0115.xml
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159
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0116.xml
article
160
160
cartoon
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"Aw... I bet you tell that to all us jurors"
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0117.xml
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161
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0118.xml
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161
161
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Schenley Import Corp.
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Schenley Import Corp.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0119.xml
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162
162
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WILSON-WESTERN SPORTING GOODS CO.
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WILSON-WESTERN SPORTING GOODS CO.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0120.xml
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163
163
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WILSON-WESTERN SPORTING GOODS CO.
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WILSON-WESTERN SPORTING GOODS CO.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0121.xml
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164
164
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GONZALEZ, BYASS & CO., Ltd.
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GONZALEZ, BYASS & CO., Ltd.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0122.xml
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165
165
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0123.xml
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166
166
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STYLEPARK HATS, INC.
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STYLEPARK HATS, INC.
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0124.xml
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167
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0125.xml
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168
168
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MARION R. GRAY COMPANY
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MARION R. GRAY COMPANY
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0126.xml
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169
169
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MALLORY HAT COMPANY
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MALLORY HAT COMPANY
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0127.xml
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169
169
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AMBASSADOR
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AMBASSADOR
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0128.xml
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170
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0129.xml
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171
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Xnter Woven
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Xnter Woven
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0130.xml
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172
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19340801_0002_003_0131.xml