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WHILE THE WORLD MOVES ON
BY LEON1E- DAVIS COLLISTER
3 While suffragettes are struggling for their "rights
,t And becoming vandals of the boldest type;
-, v While politicians all engage in fights, ,
z ' And office-holders' plums are getting ripe;
While all the world is wondering what move"" next
Jerome ."will spring for poor Thaw's extradition;"'
While ministers are preaching from a text ""
Tovkeep us from the tango and perdition;
, While old Doc Bryan's piling up the dollars,
And sex hygiene is quite the burning question;
While Brieux-and Shaw and other learned scholars
Are creating acute mental indigestion;
, - While Polaire wears a ring upon her nose, , f ,
; '-, ,And Mexico in a mad upheaval; ' j
, While, '.wonlaii's Rearing few and fewer clothes, .. v
'' Arid TfncleJSam is fighting the Boll weevil; "
.While a pjous'hypbcrite with lots of coin '
v ' OnxSiindaj'quotes that blessed, are the poor;.
While the Tribune is handing.it to Hoyne, ' v
And plays' that fail in New York go on tour; - '
While aeroplanes are tumbling from the skies,
And motor cars -are running down the toilers; i
While sweet young things are making goo-goo eyes v -j
' ' Andoldroues are trailing after broilers; . r
While everyone is striving, toiling",' wishing
For gold, and all the pleasures it can't buy, .
t I stroll beside thelstream's cool border fishing,
And wonder which is best the worm or fly.
WOMEN CAkPElSrERS1?. WHY NOT? -
There is sense in the decision of tJhat class of girls in Toledo which is
going to study carpentering. They might have studied how to make doilies
and fudge and. grimcracks of no earthly use. Instead,- they're going to
learn how to make furniture, " ,-
As an occupation, fudge making leaves much to be desired. The mar
ket for fudge is capricious and the competition in it is getting to be fierce.
But everybody wants or needs furniture. Even the stuffiest flat can always
stand -one piece more. Moreover, the products of furniture making are
much more inspiring to contemplate than the products of fudge making,
which run largely, to tummy ache and indigestion. -
,. -A girl can carve her soul into a sideboard or a chiffonier. As an outlet
of self-expression, carpentering is one of the pleasantest pastimes there is-;
and it doesn't hurt it a, DhVthat it ias a. money value. - ' !'
? l looks as if. the time weren't far off: when neither a boy nor a girl
will be deemed educated who. hasn't been, trained to do Useful work wit
the hands ancMo do it so well that it will be a source of pride.
Women carpenters 1 Why not? " "'
Cows in Belgium wear earrings, i it shall have in its ear a ring to which
'The law requires that when a cow J is attached a numbered metal tag
. has attained the age of three months I for taxation purposes.