The Theatre: Fair Without Pants

Yokels gaped and the nation's bustled churchwomen bawled righteous indignation when Little Egypt undulated her brown, pneumatic belly at Chicago in 1893. No more, no less rowdy than the Columbian Exposition, Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition last week found itself the scene of a turpitudinous squabble which threatened to take on national proportions.

It all started last autumn when Chicago's architects gave a Fête Charrette for unemployed architects at the Drake Hotel (TIME, Oct. 10). They rigged up a Quartier Latin of wall board and in one of the concessions they established...

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