“Safety First” Is the Motto of Miss Mary Jayne of Keith’s Circuit

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Miss Mary Jayne, prominent in Washington and society circles has adopted a novel plan to protect herself against possible holdup when she is out late in the evening. She carries a small but business like automatic just below her knee, where the modish short skirt allows her to get at the shooting iron should occasion demand.

Here, Mary Jayne, seated in rocking chair with pistol strapped to her knee in 1922, claiming exemption from concealed weapon regulation by saying her thirty-two isn’t a concealed weapon in these days of knee-length skirts.

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