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year course at Harvard, went on
an extended fast.
"Why did I undertake a fast
ing honeymoon? Because I want
to get a good cleaning out "before
I begin my life work," says Dana.
"I want to start from the founda
Dana has prepared himself to
teach philosophy and hopes to
begin very soon in an American
college. Mrs. Dana is a talented
artist who has painted the por
traits of George Bernard Shaw
and a number of the titled folk of
England. She has the brilliant,
white and red complexion of her
countrywomen and dresses most
simply in a blue one-piece cotton
frock, sandals, no corset and very
little underclothing. About the
house she wears no stockings, but
on the street she bows to conven
tion enough to add them to her
MY MARRIAGE CREED.
By Jessie Holliway ,Dana.
I BELIEVE that real love is
absolutely necessary to- a happy
marriage, but it is not the only
thing that is wanted.
I BELIEVE young people who
think they are in love should try
to get to know all the worst parts
as well as the best of each other's
character they should be sure
that their ideals and aims are the
same. If possible each should live
for a time in the home of the oth
er that the every-day habits and
moods of each may be studied "by
I BELIEVE that both the man
and woman who intend to marry
should .have a scientific knowl
edge of the laws of health, par-,
ticularly the laws of sex.
I BELIEVE that every man
and woman should get a doctor's
certificate of health and fitness
before they take out a marriage
I BELIEVE the number of
children in a family must depend
on the health and strength of the
mother and on the income of the
I BELIEVE the wife must be
the one to decide upon the num
ber of children she will have and
when she will have them.
I BELIEVE the wife must
have absolute control of the mar
riage relations. This would be an
important step towards the pro
duction of a better, stronger and
more beautiful race.
I BELIEVE that every wom
an whp gives birth to a child
should be given a sum of money
by the state.
I BELIEVE that every woman
who keeps house for her husband
should be paid housekeeper's
wages, as would any other woman
not his wife "be paid for the satne
I BELIEVE most women cook
too much, thereby ruining her
husband's and children's diges
tion and tempers.
I BELIEVE two meals a day .
and as little cooking as possible
would improve the health, and
therewith the happiness, of a
great many people who are today
irritable and unhappy through
eating tasty, highly seasoned