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WOMEN'S CYCLING DRESS.,

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WOMEN'S CYCLING DRESS. The Chicago "city fathers" are evidently wincinc under criticism from outside, and are beginning to develop anxiety for what are regarded as the morals of the younger gene- ration On the file for consideration at the next, meeting of the city council is a pro- posed "ordinance," or bye-law, the ooject of which is to prohibit the wearing of "bloomers," or knickerbockers, by women cyclists. The preamble of this proposed new regulation possesses the merit of originality, but is calculated to open up a wide range of controversy. The following are its terms/ "Whereas a great number of young girls and ladies in this city are appearing in the streets and public places dressed m male attire, which is disguised by the friends of this racing craze by the name of bloomers ana knickerbockers, and whereas this craze has assumed such proportions that it menaces the public morals of this good city, and whereas it i3 unhealthy, un-American, and unladylike to appear in such costumes, therefore, be it ordained, &c." The proposed penalty for violation of this regulation is put at not less than three dollars, nor more than eight, litforts were made to laugh the ordinance out- of court, and various motions were submitted. to refer it to such committees as those ap- pointed for dealing with smoke nuisances, health, puMio srrounds. special assessments, &c., but the proposer stuck to his guns, and obtained sufficient support to secure the filing of the. proposal for discussion &t. tlie aexi meeting,

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