Business: Window Living

Put a man on a flagpole and people will gape. Put a woman in a public boudoir: will not people gape and gape again? Believing that they will, M. Rich & Bros. Co. (department store) of Atlanta, Ga., engaged Edna Kirby, cinemactress, to live in one of their show windows for a week. She arrived in Atlanta one morning last week, was welcomed at the city hall by Mayor I. N. Ragsdale, then went about her window business—a daily routine of lounging, eating, lounging, dancing with callers, chatting, tidying, lounging. At 9 p. m....

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