Issue: 19410801

Friday, August 1, 1941
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Esquire
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Goodall Co.: Palm Beach Suits
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Goodall Co.
Palm Beach Suits
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Wm. Teacher & Sons, Ltd.: Teacher's
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Wm. Teacher & Sons, Ltd.
TEACHER'S
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Advertisement
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tableOfContents
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Esquire
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0005.xml
masthead
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Masthead
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EDITORIAL
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Fair Warning Concerning An Unfair Trade Practice
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THE word “esquire” was obsolescent in 1933, before this magazine was born. The word lay in the dictionary, all but forgotten. Except for lawyers’ correspondence, the once general practice of addressing men by mail as John Jones, Esq., as opposed to Mr. John Jones, had gone out with the quill pen.
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National U. S. O. Headquarters
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National U. S. O. Headquarters
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Talking Shop with Esquire
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BEFORE AND AFTER. Retouching photographs is an expensive and not always satisfying process, either to you or your subjects. Make everybody happy by doing your retouching in advance—on your models themselves, via a set of panchromatic makeup that’s easily applied, easily removed, inexpensive, and professional in effect.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0009.xml
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Advertisements
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0010.xml
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Advertisements
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Correspondence
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The Sound and the Fury
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That Flatbush blonde (aged 17) in The Sound and the Fury in April issue, says she’s not unsophisticated—and talks it—complains about our magazine. I can’t seem to figure out what right she has to beef. I picked up one of my wife’s magazines the other day and tried to read a story in it; but it was too much and I laid it down.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0012.xml
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The National Brewing Company: National Premium
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THE NATIONAL BREWING COMPANY
NATIONAL PREMIUM
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Contributors
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Backstage with Esquire
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After three years at the Cornell Law School, BILLY EVANS turned to baseball and newspaper work as a more certain way to make a living, taking a job on a Youngstown, Ohio, paper. Covering a baseball game one day, he turned umpire when that official failed to show up.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0014.xml
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The New York Sun
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THE NEW YORK SUN
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0015.xml
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Advertisement: Esquire
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ESQUIRE
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0016.xml
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Going Places with Esquire
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This is New York: Where you can go ice-skating in the summertime and swimming in the winter . . . Where practically everything, from restaurants, theatres, and private offices, to Grant’s Tomb, is air-conditioned . . . Where you can get a suntan at midnight in many Times Square barber shops . . .
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0017.xml
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Advertisements
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Painting the Town with Esquire
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Santa Claus, supposedly idle at this season, is in reality on the job at the Barbizon-Plaza as a member of the morning Shift. Through secret compartments in room doors he pokes containers cargoed with Continental breakfasts that keep tasty-hot till their greedy consumers are ready for them.
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Advertisements
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Advertisements
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0021.xml
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18,19,125
ARTICLE
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House Organ of War
Forecasts of the German Blitzkrieg appeared in the Militär-Wochenblatt, oldest military magazine published
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TOM MAHONEY
AN INFALLIBLE indicator of a country’s interest in arms can be found in its military magazines. In peaceful nations, these are few, costly and small in circulation. They appear either infrequently, quarterly or bimonthly, or devote much of their space to routine orders and social affairs of the service.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0022.xml
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20,21,101,102
SPORTS
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Cheers and Jeers
Baseball records show these two factors build or break players' careers, win and lose pennants
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BILLY EVANS
CHEERS and jeers. The careers of the big league stars are built around those two words. Pennants have been won and lost on them. The baseball fan is fickle. To him, the hero of today may be the “dub” of tomorrow and vice versa. He must deliver to get the cheers; failure to do so draws down on his head the jeers.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0023.xml
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22,113,114,115
FICTION
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The Year that Had No Summer
Remy dropped in the office so often to see about the job, the redheaded girl began to greet him as a friend
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MORTON STERN
<p>THE reception room made Remy feel he was waiting in a leather mausoleum that had just been saddle-soaped. He picked up a copy of Time but did not read. He sat staring at the severely cheerful photo of an Army General on the cover; the caption said the General would head the newly formed Draft Board.</p>
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0024.xml
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"Sorry, Miss—no One-piece Suits Allowed”
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"Suppose We Just Stick to Lots of Fresh Air and Those Pills I Gave You, Miss Devereaux"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0026.xml
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“If You Had a Spark of Patriotism You'd Spend Money Like the Government!"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0027.xml
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25,157,158
SPORTS
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The Grand American Way
Everything has happened at the national handicap tournament held each August at Vandalia, Ohio except for a woman to win
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ALVIN ROSENSWEET
WHEN Joe Hiestand, the world’s greatest trapshooter, walked to the firing line on a sweltering Wednesday in August, 1938, he had his heart set on accomplishing one of the all-time miracles of sport. He was trying for a world’s record at consecutive registered targets from sixteen yards, and he couldn’t have picked a better spot than the Grand American Handicap tournament at Vandalia, Ohio.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0028.xml
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“That’s What’s So Discouraging—get on the Green in Eleven and Then Take Four Putts!"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0029.xml
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SATIRE
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Sergeants Are Heartless
Corp. Smoot wouldn't have re-enlisted up in no army if he'd have known they'd send him out to hunt fires in the rain
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LOUIS PAUL
THE rain fell in buckets outside the guard room. It was early spring and the new draft army cantonment was bogged down in mud and slush. The guard detail had been supplied for this particular day by Sergeant Edwards’ new company of selectee recruits, in which Corporal Smoot had become an unwilling non-com.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0030.xml
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FICTION
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The Miracle of Miracles
When Martha beheld her brother Lazarus mortally injured, she asked the Arabs to go and seek his Friend, the Teacher
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MANUEL KOMROFF
SLOWLY, and in single file, the procession of Arabs moved away from the walls of Jerusalem. The late afternoon sun spread its angry red in the sky and outlined the city’s stone citadels with a glowing crimson edge. And this same setting sun brought a faint glow to the deathly pale face of the injured Lazarus.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0031.xml
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“He Handles the Publicity for This Resort!”
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0032.xml
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30,32,110
FICTION
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The Case of the Thin Actor
In Europe he played Shylock, Faust and Richard III, now he asked only for a little role to keep on living
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WALTER SCHOENSTEDT
DRESSED in trousers, shirt and slippers, he went to the bathroom across the hall. Someone was still inside. He went back a few steps and waited, shoulders resting against the wall. Then the door opened and a young woman stepped out and smiled at him.
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"Anybody Got a Coin?"
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"Yes, I Suppose I Could Have Refused But It Just Didn't Occur to Me"
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"I Simply Can't Understand It—her Father Hasn't Money Or Anything!"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0036.xml
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"I Just Can't Get Myself to Depend on the Lifeguards!"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0037.xml
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"Pss-st? Want to Buy Some Military Secrets?"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0038.xml
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"Could You Let Me Have Two Bucks—i Think She Knows Some Military Secrets"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0039.xml
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"Good Old Flannigan—always Taking' the Part of the Underdog"
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SPORTS
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Do You Know Enough to Bet?
Unless you can answer every one of these forty questions, your mother shouldn’t let you play the horses
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ROBERT SAUNDERS DOWST
THE following questions have been prepared to test fairly a reader’s background for figuring winners and betting. They are not designed merely to test memory—of great races, great horses or great jockeys— but rather to enable one attempting to answer them to determine whether he knows enough about racing, betting and handicapping to give him a real chance to get winners on his own when turned loose with a racing sheet under the midnight lamp.
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"He's a Sure Thing—the Race Is Only a Formality!"
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"By Now the Whole Army Is Probably Down with It—i Kissed Everybody"
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FICTION
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Quest for Jungle Favor
Ever since his brush with Babi, the Sumatran boar, Amidon had determined to settle the score
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PAUL ANNIXTER
IT WAS at Benjermassin that I found a cable waiting for me from my friend Deane Amidon, in Palembang. His message was terse, but I could feel the urgency back of it. Bubi Badmash located. Going after him on the 10th. Join me if possible. Amidon I had not intended to leave Borneo for another two weeks, but that mention of Babi Badmash decided me.
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“We Can’t, Make Up Our Minds Whether to Call It ‘royal Oak’ Or ‘lakeside’!"
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This Is Inside Trinidad
British colonials call it the isle where the birds have no song, the flowers no smell, women no wisdom
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MARTIN TORRENCE
THE way events are moving en route to some cockeyed rendezvous, we, citizens of World Power No. 1, will have to pay more attention to the Caribbean, strategically and travelogieally Uncle Sam’s southern exposure. Homework on the problems of Japan, Java, and Dong Dang is not enough.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0046.xml
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FICTION
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Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark
Of course Reilly had planned this thing to be rid of him, and get revenge on his father
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ALLAN SEAGER
HE HAD spent twenty minutes in his uncle’s outer office staring at the titles of the law books. He had even picked one out and thumbed through it, sniffing the cellar smell it had, hoping to find some of the amusing legal phrases he had heard about, like the one calling a bull “a wild and mischievous beast,” or the injunction against the bowling alley that complained of “the rolling of great balls by day and by night,” but what he had chosen was a book on torts and it was dull.
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"Why Should I Say Anything? He Gets Them Up Here, Doesn't He?"
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“We Cater Mainly to the Midget Trade"
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SATIRE
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Cash and Carry Football
Why not face facts and handle this collegiate sport like any other hig business enterprise?
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HART STILWELL
FOR many years I have had a feeling that there is something wrong, something unjust and probably a t rifle undemocratic, about the manner in which football is run in this country. Since the days of my youth, when the spectators lined up around the field and paid nothing for the privilege of watching, a vast change has come over the game.
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“What For? Evidently You Haven't Played This Course!"
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TRENDS IN DRESS
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Fashions By the Way
Name your own point of destination. Pick your transportation. No matter where or how you go, clothes become part of your travel plans. Sketched here are types of accepted fashions as guides for this purpose.
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Airway . . . The man stepping aboard the plane wears a blended grey and blue Glen Urquhart plaid suit of lightweight fabric. His three-button jacket has the middle button at the waistline. His blue twin-striped broadcloth shirt with pinned collar backs up the black and coral figured foulard tie.
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Pictorial Features
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Petty Girl
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George Petty
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ARTICLE
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When the Earth Trembles
Fault lines are fractures, some move like elevators, others like trains, and they all add up to earthquakes
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STUART LILLICO
BRIGHT sunlight floods the campus of New York’s Fordham University. Students in groups of ten to thirty kick footballs and throw passes around the grassy quadrangle, and your young companion does everything but tell you in twenty-six words that Saturday’s game with St. Mary’s is a lot more important to the world at large than is the scientific work you penetrated the Bronx to discuss.
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"Those People Upstairs Have Been Sprinkling Vitamin B1 on Our Plants Again"
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“It May Be a Little Old-fashioned, Dear, But It Worked Fine with Your Father”
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SPORTS
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They've Got to Eat Their Cake
While boxers continue to mow each other down, promoters need small fight clubs to furnish fresh blood
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CURT RIESS
"BOXING is in a bad way,” they tell you on West 49th Street between Madison Square Garden and Broadway, in and around Lindy’s Restaurant, or on the sidewalk in front of Mike Jacobs’ ticket office, or in and around the New Forest Hotel. They’ll all tell it to you, the wise men of boxing, the managers.
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"The Defense Wishes to Present a Character Witness"
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50,51,136,137,138,139
SATIRE
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History of a Man of Pulp
Mrs. Reed was a faithful follower of Mary Triste’s newspaper column, and she reared her son accordingly
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MARTIN AVER COHEN
IF YOU were to collect the feature pages of the daily papers for the last twenty-five years, mash them into pulp, plaster together a man about five eight, and then blow the breath of life into him, you would have the living man, Joe Reed. Even before Joe’s birth, Joe’s mother had been, in the truest sense of the word, a student of the feature page of the newspaper.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0059.xml
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52,129,130,132
FICTION
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The Widow’s Son
Only a poor sort of neighbor could refuse to help such a pleasant, neat looking lady with a boy in trouble
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RODERICK LULL
I KNEW from the beginning there was nothing really bad about him. He just had a lot of spirit and if he sometimes let it go beyond the bounds of what they call propriety well, you might say that’s a good thing in a young fellow, growing up in a rough country with his way to make in the world.
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"Don't Ever Tell Him, But He Was a Mistake We Made When We Were First Married"
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"Listen, Oncle Rafe—ef You Start Dodgin' Nails You Aint Never Gonna Git Yore Feet Tough"
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ARTICLE
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Airplanes on the Ceiling
Model planes with flies for engines have opened new fields to students of horsepower and microphotography
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CHARLES E. PLANCK
Musca, the engine, is a housefly. The specifications are for one of the simpler jobs in Insectonautics, a half-grain job, built for and powered by the fly. Many other engines are available, such as the Tabanus, Bombus, Apis, Odonata and Sphinx Moth, suitable for planes from two inches up to a really large job of 10 or 12 inches span.
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"Darling, I Think I'm Going to Have Some Caviar!"
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“His Wife Wanted to Know What I Had That She Didn't Have So He Took Me Over and Showed Her"
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Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0065.xml
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“You Fellows Sure Know How to Get a Potential Customer's Good Will"
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THE LIVELY ARTS
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Radio Boy Makes Good
Concluding the unity of Welles’s Citizen Kane increases the film’s effectiveness ten thousand times
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GILBERT SELDES
I DO not call Orson Welles a radio boy to remind people either of his early terrorism or his later development as a first class producer of radio drama. On two successive days I listened to and looked at the works by which he is today being judged: his production of Native Son and his creation of Citizen Kane; and all through both, which were miles above anything in the theatre or the movies of the year, I was aware of a skillful radio man, a man trained to know the value of sound, and even of the despised “sound effects.”
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"He Seems So Eager to Get Ahead, I Can't Bear to Tell Him It's Impossible to Work Up to Warden!"
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“After We’re Married It’ll Be Our Home, Our Car and Our Bank Account —won’t It H-e-n-r-y?”
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59,144,145,146
FICTION
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Story of a Ship’s Writer
A destroyer goes into action: blowers shriek, the water races past and the men stand by, eager for their commands
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WESTON HILL
SEE that?” said Bill, coming up out of his trunk with a dog-eared fragment of soiled paper. “That's history.” I took the piece of paper and glanced at it. “What is it,” I said, “a telegram? It doesn’t say ‘love’ at the end.” “It’s not a telegram,” said Bill, “it’s the Navy’s quaint way of logging something that happened in World War I.”
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0070.xml
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60,61,119
ARTICLE
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Horseflesh for the U. S. Army
Cavalry always outmaneuvers tanks and motorized divisions in mountainous or swampy. forested or streamy terrain
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JOHN EDWIN HOGG
THE Man on Horseback!” That figure of A speech may be older than legs on chairs. It is certainly older than the English language and we all know what it means. Its origin goes back to some remote day unrecorded by history—when some courageous soul tied up the first wild horse, broke the “critter” to the saddle—and gave mankind a superior method of transportation.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0071.xml
article
62
62,147,148,149
MOTORS
[no value]
The 1941 Lightplane Roundup
On the fun of flying, practical improvement in small ships and a hint to Chambers of Commerce
[no value]
[no value]
ROBERT W. MARKS
NOT enough has been written, and too much can never be written about the cerulean charms of the upper air. Antoine do Saint-Exupery, of Wind, Sand, and Stars fame, has done stirring passages of purple on the poetic mysteries of flight; and Wolfgang Langeweische, in his excellent book, I'll Take the High Road, has given about as profound and delightful a study of the hypnotic hold of flying, as you can find anywhere.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0072.xml
article
62
62
cartoon
[no value]
"Well, That Accounts for the Rat-tat-tat I Kept Hearing"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0073.xml
article
63
63
cartoon
[no value]
"We Ought to Get Along Fine—my Ancestors Came Over on the Mayflower!"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0074.xml
article
64
64,135,136
FICTION
[no value]
The Man Who Made Peace
Most of the men gathered on the courthouse lawn laughed at the little preacher, but not T-Bone
[no value]
[no value]
HAMILTON BASSO
T-BONE DIX walked down Main Street toward the courthouse feeling the metal sag of the .44 in his coat pocket hit his chest like a little hammer every time he took a step in his dead brother’s shoes. There were some in the mountains who said it was bad luck to walk in a dead man’s shoes, unfittin’ and unholy, but T-Bone put no store in such talk as that.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0075.xml
article
64
64
cartoon
[no value]
"Okay, George, Back It Over Me!"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0076.xml
article
65
65
cartoon
[no value]
“You Might at Least Let Us Give You Carfare Home"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0077.xml
article
66
66
cartoon
[no value]
"I Don't Think It's That Warm—do You?"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0078.xml
article
67
67,93
POTABLES
[no value]
Week-end Revivalism
After a hard day on the veranda there’s nothing like a Gin Fizz or China Clipper to pick you up
[no value]
[no value]
LAWTON MACKALL
THERE comes a time, somewhere in the p. M. of each Friday, when the piled-up sultrihood of the city just has to be shed. Desk slaves revolt and hurdle right over their porphyry fountain pen sets in a mad rush for seaside sands, cool mountains, mirror lakes, and the tall timbers where tall tumblers await.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0079.xml
article
67
67
cartoon
[no value]
“How Large a Woman Are You Trying to Forget?"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0080.xml
article
68
68
cartoon
[no value]
“She Has a Magnetic Personality with Her Clothes Off, Hasn’t She?”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0081.xml
article
69
69,107
THEATRE
[no value]
First Nights & Passing Judgments
Pithy paragraphs, to be filed or forgotten, characterizing plays and musicals of the current year
[no value]
[no value]
GEORGE JEAN NATHAN
HEREWITH, as per annum, a play-by-play record of the theatrical season of 1940-1941: 1. Kind Lady, by Edward Chodorov and Hugh Walpole.—Grace George first-rate in a revival of the sneaky melodrama about the crooks who try to drive an imprisoned woman crazy in order to gain custodianship of her property.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0082.xml
article
69
69
cartoon
[no value]
"Give Me One of Those Temporary Waves You Call 'permanent'"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0083.xml
article
70
70,71,142
FICTION
[no value]
The Farmer Takes a Horse
Proknikoff had got the animal at a great bargain, and it was not like Dzaprinkov to sell at thing so cheap
[no value]
[no value]
JOE ABRAMS
<p>MY SON is an ox. It’s a shame for a father to have to say such a thing about his own flesh and blood, but believe me, I know. The money I spent on his education I could have put in the bank and made at least my interest on the principal. I leave it to you.</p>
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0084.xml
article
72
72,115,116,118
BOOKS
[no value]
Esquire’s Five-Minute Shelf
The eloquence of Winston Churchill, best plays of the last two decades and recent books by four columnists
[no value]
[no value]
WILLIAM LYON PHELPS
<p>THE collection of Winston Churchill’s speeches accurately entitled Blood, Sweat, and Tears reminds me of something that happened to me when I was a Sophomore in college. Greatly to my surprise I received a first prize in English Composition.</p>
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0085.xml
article
72
72
cartoon
[no value]
"I'm So Glad You Liked My Sermon, Mrs. Wilmot—and I Think Your New Hat Is Most Becoming, Too!"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0086.xml
article
73
73
[no value]
[no value]
Lovers of Literature
Frankly biased selections for the Book-of-the-Month
[no value]
[no value]
S. DIAMOND
H. BOLTINOFF
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0087.xml
article
74
74,104
MUSIC
[no value]
Roulades and Cadenzas
Army officials won’t recognize the need for in-the-flesh entertainment to maintain the morale of soldiers
[no value]
[no value]
CARLETON SMITH
ADOLPH HITLER recently assembled the stooges of his Reichstag in Berlin’s Kroll Opera House and told them: “We are obliged to make certain that the lead we now possess does not become smaller but rather increasingly bigger. This is exclusively a problem of work . . .”
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0088.xml
article
74
74
cartoon
[no value]
"Gosh! Those Poor Fellows in the Brass Section!"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0089.xml
article
75
75,76
TRENDS IN DRESS
[no value]
Light Dress at Resorts . . .
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
breakfast The man wears a light brown loosely woven wool leisure jacket over Charkhana cotton sport shirt, brown gabardine slacks, Sandune socks and white moccasin-type lounging slippers. club The first man being candidly photographed has on a brown panama hat, blue washable jacket, natural shade rayon shirt, red foulard scarf, pale blue washable slacks and brown moccasins.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0090.xml
article
77
77,78
Varga Girl
[no value]
Cute Trick
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
PHIL STACK
Varga
<p>You're a ringer for the "Ziegfeld Girl" That dazzling thrill-conveyer For whom we owe a vote of thanks To Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, But you're not in a movie Or the chorus of approval Follows everywhere you go; You grace the playing cards that proved An overnight sensation,</p>
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0091.xml
article
79
79
WEARABLES
[no value]
Layout for a Week-end Wardrobe
Before getting away from it all, better make sure you have packed these Friday to Monday essentials
[no value]
[no value]
FASHION STAFF
EVER go away for the week end and find yourself stuck with the wrong kind of clothes? True or false, week ends do present the eternal problem of what to pack. Thanks to the five-day week, every last man and mannequin dashes out of town, as if pursued, over the summer holidays.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0092.xml
article
80
80
cartoon
[no value]
"I Hate to Say Anything—her Boy Friend Was Called Away to Fort Dix!”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0093.xml
article
81
81,128
EDIBLES
[no value]
Man the Kitchenette
Stimulate lagging appetites some torrid flay with the favored dish of the Hindus: hot-spiced curry
[no value]
[no value]
ILES BRODY
I AM your advisor on eating and good food as men like it but in this article I shall try to make you stop eating. I shall try my best to induce you to go on a strike as far as your meals are concerned. I take this line not out of a desire to be different and more original than the rest of the food columnists, but merely because I want to keep your stomach in shape during the hot summer months.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0094.xml
article
82
82,83,122
SATIRE
[no value]
The Shades of Night
Give the old Bugmeister a pint of whiskey and he'd sit there and reel off one of his lies
[no value]
[no value]
GEORGE ARMSTRONG
I KNEW I shouldn’t be going up to see the old liar when I was going up there. When I wrote that first nature-faker story about the three-headed chicken, it was just something for a dull Monday. Old Bugmeister told me the story and I put his name on it but everybody at the office thought I had made it up myself and the boss had me on the bulletin board next day:
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0095.xml
article
84
84,102,103
RECORDS
[no value]
Esquire on the Record
Star-spangled symphony in Boston, Cleveland, Washington, New York, Interlochen and Robin Hood Dell
[no value]
[no value]
CARLETON SMITH
IN ORDER to save myself from having to shout Music, Music, when there is no music—for the great record companies subscribe to the delusion that music lovers go deaf from the heat and therefore withhold their treasures until fall—I am preparing a dash around the country to lose myself in wind-swept harmonies.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0096.xml
article
85
85
cartoon
[no value]
“Aren’t You Going to Sing?”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0097.xml
article
86
86,152,153
ARTICLE
[no value]
Guy: Ghoul of the Ghostly West
Comparing what the artist actually saw of the West with the humor and dramatic distortion in his pictures
[no value]
[no value]
HARRY SALPETER
WHEN the early spring mud of East Hampton, Connecticut, churned up against the fenders and forced his serviceable rattletrap to a stall within full view of his cottage home, James Guy stepped out to survey a situation that was as cheerless as the landscape.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0098.xml
article
86
86
cartoon
[no value]
"I've Got Some Things to Do Around the House—why Don't You Run Along Out and Enjoy Yourself Tonight
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0099.xml
article
87
87
PICTORIAL FEATURES
[no value]
Fun in Ghost Town
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0100.xml
article
88
88
PICTORIAL FEATURES
[no value]
Ch. Sir Lancelot of Rowanoaks
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
CHASE HARENDEEN
Bedlington—lion in lamb's clothing. In 1877 The National Bedlington Club of England adopted the "Cinderella Dog” and transplanted him from the arena to the show bench. And from that vantage point he met the "best people,” who, charmed by his unique appearance invited him into their drawing rooms.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0101.xml
article
89
89,108,109
ARTICLE
[no value]
Etiquette for Shipwrecks
Yachtsmen, those sticklers for form aboard ship, are strangely devoid of courtesy to rescuers
[no value]
[no value]
LEONARD DANKMAR WYLE
LAST evening a shining, hundred-foot yacht went aground on a rocky reef near my home. As soon as I saw her there and heard her whistle for help, my wife and I went out in our twenty-five footer, The Islander, and for an hour tried our best to haul the ship from her unnatural perch.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0102.xml
article
89
89
cartoon
[no value]
"And Now I'm Going to Give You Something You Never Get on the U. S. S. Colorado—some Good Old-fashi
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0103.xml
article
90
90,140,141
ARTICLE
[no value]
Her Heart Belongs
Father and Son call on Mary Martin, "The little girl who rode to Paramount on a sang"
[no value]
[no value]
DONALD HOUGH
MY SON is seventeen and he has a lot of phonograph records and he sits in his room and plays them when he should be outdoors getting some sunshine or fresh air or whatever it is his mother is always talking about. His name is Sherwood. One day he said, “Dad, why can’t I meet one of these movie stars you are always meeting!”
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0104.xml
article
90
90
cartoon
[no value]
"—and This Is My Granddaughter, Colonel—martha Sue, By Robert Warwick Out of Winnie May”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0105.xml
article
91
91
PICTORIAL FEATURES
[no value]
Mary Martin
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0106.xml
article
92
92
PICTORIAL FEATURES
[no value]
Rita Hayworth
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0107.xml
article
97
97
cartoon
[no value]
“Y'mean We Can’t Even Have a Mascot!”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0108.xml
article
97
97
cartoon
[no value]
"It Keeps Following the Sun!”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0109.xml
article
99
99
cartoon
[no value]
"I Comb It Straight Back”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0110.xml
article
100
100
PICTORIAL FEATURES
[no value]
Marceau
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Marceau is the finest Percheron in the country. He was Grand Champion at every show he entered this past season, including the International at Chicago, the National Percheron Show, the American Royal, and five state fairs. He was also adjudged the best imported animal of either sex at the National Percheron Show in both 1939 and 1940.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0111.xml
article
105
105
TRENDS IN DRESS
[no value]
White Is Right
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
This follower of thoroughbreds at Saratoga is working on the last race of the day and has yet to appear at a pay-off window. But he picked a winner in his all-white suit. It’s fashionable not only for this racing center, but for any resort. The white suit is correct in Palm Beach, tropical worsted, rayon blend, gabardine, linen, or any other summer weight fabric.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0112.xml
article
106
106
TRENDS IN DRESS
[no value]
Daytime Resort Clothes
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Odd jackets and slacks with colorful accessories are advancing higher on the sartorial scale this season. More frequent appearance of Sandune on brown as a color combination for Shetland jackets signifies a definite color trend.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0113.xml
article
109
109
cartoon
[no value]
"This Is the Way They Do Things at Detroit!”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0114.xml
article
112
112
cartoon
[no value]
"I Think I'll Reduce By Dieting"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0115.xml
article
112
112
cartoon
[no value]
"How About This One?"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0116.xml
article
114
114
cartoon
[no value]
“I Figured Some of Them Might Not Like the Food"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0117.xml
article
117
117
cartoon
[no value]
“I Guess He Doesn’t Like Me—he Taught Me to Swim in One Easy Lesson”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0118.xml
article
117
117
cartoon
[no value]
"I Wish They Would Hand Out Rejection Slips Like Other Magazines Do!”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0119.xml
article
119
119
cartoon
[no value]
“He Says He Wants a Piece of Ice in His”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0120.xml
article
123
123
TRENDS IN DRESS
[no value]
Flash: Wife Waits for Husband
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
It’s usually the man who has to wait for the woman, so this drawing presents a new twist. A second twist, not new, is being applied to the bow tie by the late-from-the-office husband. His red, white, and blue gowned wife, having all day to get ready, now has to wait for him.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0121.xml
article
124
124
TRENDS IN DRESS
[no value]
Down on the Ranch
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Yes, it’s first down—and three more to go. But despite the fact that this isn't football—the grounded dude rancher could no doubt use some padding. Though his attempt at bronco busting must be written off as unsuccessful because he permitted it to get him down, he is really up on his western clothes.
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0122.xml
article
127
127
cartoon
[no value]
"It Doesn’t Make Any Difference Which Club You Use Here”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0123.xml
article
128
128
cartoon
[no value]
“My Hat Keeps Blowing Off, Doctor"
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0124.xml
article
131
131
cartoon
[no value]
"Just Thought I’d Have the Guest Room All Brightened Up for Your Mother When She Comes, Dear"
[no value]
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[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0125.xml
article
131
131
cartoon
[no value]
“A New Ball Should Certainly Go Farther Than That”
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0126.xml
advertisement
133
133
[no value]
[no value]
Cluett, Peabody & Co., Inc.: Trafton Shirt
[no value]
Cluett, Peabody & Co., Inc.
Trafton Shirt
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0127.xml
article
134
134
cartoon
[no value]
“—and Then, While Your Heart Is Pounding in Your Throat, She Drops the Last Rose and Stands Naked O
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0128.xml
advertisement
136
136
[no value]
[no value]
Gordon's Dry Gin Co., Ltd.: Gordon's Gin
[no value]
Gordon's Dry Gin Co., Ltd.
Gordon's Gin
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0129.xml
advertisement
137
137
[no value]
[no value]
Bristol-myers Company: Vitalis
[no value]
Bristol-Myers Company
Vitalis
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0130.xml
advertisement
138
138
[no value]
[no value]
National Distillers Products Corp.: Old Crow
[no value]
NATIONAL DISTILLERS PRODUCTS CORP.
Old Crow
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0131.xml
advertisement
140
140
[no value]
[no value]
Chrysler Corp.: Chrysler Marine Engines
[no value]
CHRYSLER CORP.
Chrysler marine engines
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0132.xml
advertisement
141
141
[no value]
[no value]
W. A. Taylor & Co.: Martini & Rossi Vermouth
[no value]
W. A. TAYLOR & CO.
Martini & Rossi Vermouth
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0133.xml
advertisement
143
143
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0134.xml
advertisement
144
144
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Arrid
[no value]
[no value]
ARRID
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0135.xml
advertisement
145
145
[no value]
[no value]
Coopers Inc.: Jockey Underwear
[no value]
Coopers INC.
Jockey Underwear
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0136.xml
advertisement
146
146
[no value]
[no value]
The Fleischmann Distilling Corporation: Fleischmann’s Gin
[no value]
THE FLEISCHMANN DISTILLING CORPORATION
FLEISCHMANN’S GIN
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0137.xml
advertisement
147
147
[no value]
[no value]
Dobbs Hats: Dobbs Jolly Rounder
[no value]
DOBBS HATS
Dobbs Jolly Rounder
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0138.xml
advertisement
148
148
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Marlboro
[no value]
[no value]
MARLBORO
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0139.xml
advertisement
149
149
[no value]
[no value]
The F. W. Fitch Company: Fitch's Ideal Hair Tonic
[no value]
The F. W. Fitch Company
Fitch's IDEAL HAIR TONIC
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0140.xml
advertisement
150
150
[no value]
[no value]
American Viscose Corporation: Crown Rayon
[no value]
AMERICAN VISCOSE CORPORATION
Crown Rayon
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0141.xml
advertisement
151
151
[no value]
[no value]
American Viscose Corp.: Crown Tested Rayon Fabric
[no value]
American Viscose Corp.
Crown Tested Rayon fabric
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0142.xml
advertisement
152
152
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Viceroy
[no value]
[no value]
VICEROY
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0143.xml
advertisement
152
152
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0144.xml
advertisement
153
153
[no value]
[no value]
Gutmann and Company, Inc.: Palomino Golden Horse
[no value]
Gutmann and Company, Inc.
Palomino Golden Horse
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0145.xml
advertisement
153
153
[no value]
[no value]
Galey & Lord, Inc.: Fieldclub
[no value]
GALEY & LORD, INC.
Fieldclub
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0146.xml
advertisement
154
154
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Coronet
[no value]
[no value]
Coronet
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0147.xml
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155
155
[no value]
[no value]
Kirkeby Hotels
[no value]
KIRKEBY HOTELS
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0148.xml
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155
155
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisements
[no value]
The Alligator Company
ALLIGATOR Rainwear
The Alligator Company
Sportswear
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0149.xml
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156
156
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0150.xml
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156
156
[no value]
[no value]
Schenley Import Corp.: Bacardi
[no value]
Schenley Import Corp.
BACARDI
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0151.xml
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156
156
[no value]
[no value]
Zenith: Portable Radio
[no value]
Zenith
portable radio
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0152.xml
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157
157
[no value]
[no value]
Allen Edmonds
[no value]
Allen Edmonds
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0153.xml
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157
157
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
ESQUIRE
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0154.xml
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158
158
[no value]
[no value]
Leroux & Co., Inc.: Claristine
[no value]
LEROUX & CO., Inc.
Claristine
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0155.xml
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158
158
[no value]
[no value]
Advertisement: Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0156.xml
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158
158
[no value]
[no value]
Monticello Shirt Co.: Mino
[no value]
MONTICELLO SHIRT CO.
MINO
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0157.xml
advertisement
159
159
[no value]
[no value]
Inter Woven: Nu-top
[no value]
Inter woven
Nu-Top
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0158.xml
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160
160
[no value]
[no value]
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: Camel
[no value]
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Camel
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19410801_0016_002_0159.xml