Foreign News: Poor Uglies

"Human ugliness is waste!"

With this slogan the city of Berlin has just established the first Advisory Bureau of Social Cosmetics.

Reporters who went out last week to get copy about Berlin's free civic lipsticks, rouge and eyebrow pencils, were tolerantly received by Dr. M. Gumpert, director of the Bureau and a plastic surgeon of renown. They did not quite understand, he said. There will be no free "cosmetics" as that frivolous term is commonly understood. Instead, the Bureau will try earnestly and scientifically to render reasonably presentable poor folk who are now too...

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