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. . THE WIFE 'AS A CASHIER
It was a Baltimore" magistrate, Judge Dobler, who, recently
"A -man -who turns over his pay envelope "each week to his wife
is no man at all the man should bethe financial head othe family."
The judge, was never more mistaken in his life.
Taking an average, women are twice as good cashiers as men.
It is very, very rare that e wife with he pay ehyelbpe stops
at the saloon to have a chat with the fellows and has to beied home
with half of the week's earnings gone to no better purpose than to
produce a splitting headacheiext day. '
It-Is seldom thai the better half sits -into "a little'poker game"
with "a small limit," intending to stay onIyra few- minutes,'-.' and
ends up, past midnight, with nerves jumping eyes haggard and
dollars, shy; - ,
y Th.e wife knows: the value; of a penny. She knows whjat cloth-
ing the children need ; how mucjfoocf it,takes to keep the wolf from
the doorf.what debts are hanging ovefr, and the least that is required '
to keep the -home; machinery moving. ; ,
Jjd- when; orfce i'n-a great wHilt-she "blows herself," it is to
the awful extravagance of an ice cream sodapcosting five cents,
or to a few pieces of candy. N . ' . "r
No, juqge, you're dead wrong. . v
'. : .? - o o . .
existeclbetween Tommy and lit
tle Mary, two of her pupils.
Tommy was a bright enpugK
youngster but he wasn't disposed
to prosecute his studies with
much energy, and-his teacher said
that unless he stirred himself be
fore the ,end of the year het
wouldn't be promoted.
"You must study harder? she
told him, "or you wont pass.
How would you like to stay back
in this class another year and
have little Mary go ahead of
you?" . .
"Ah," said Tommy, "I guess.
thexe'Jl be other little Maryj."
Mrs, Anna Reed, 553 Welling
ton, dead. Came .here in 1856,,
A teacher.in one of thcprimary
grades of h& publfc school, hiid
noticed astrikins friendship' that