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NIXOLA -GREELEY-SMITH, GREATEST WOMAN
REPORTER, TO WRITE FORTHEpAYcBQOk
We do not have to introduce Nixola Greeley-Smith to our readers as the
granddaughter of Horace Greeley, the greatest'pf-alr.erican'editors, who
fathered the famous advice, "Young man, go westY' indeed tiJMipresent
generation Horace Greeley is mostly" known as- "th grandfather., of the
famous Nixola Greeley-Smith, star "' " -J
writer for several years on the New
York World! ' '
.'SHE IS A FINE INJERPRETER
Miss Greeley-Smitn, although still
a young woman, is already acknowl
edged the foremost "interviewer" in
the world and easily commands a
topmost niche with the few really
authoritative woman writers dealing
vitally with the "feminist" question
There is one characteristic in all
Nixola Greeley-Smith's illuminating
presentations of discussable current
topics that is the broad'background .
of knowledge which she immediately
summons up as a canvas for her
word-picture. ' t.
She writes with a perspective! all
her comments on a particular subject
are formulated in relation to all o'f
life itself; not simply as so many
exotic paragraphs ..blooming in 'the
air without roots or trunk to depend
WHAT SHE SAYS ABOUT HER
In leaving her post in New York,
a post she made famous, Nixola Greeley-Smith writes: . .
"I am deciding to leave the great Americahnfetropolis-to-w'rite for the
people of another city because I think it holds a larger opportunity for help
ing in the accomplishment of the world's, work. I ifeer that, in spirit at
least, I am following my own grandfather's advice: 'Go westF "
And so it has become possible to present Miss Greeley-Smith's genial,
incisive criticisms on the dominating movements in the, great tides of, cur
rent feminism. ' V ''
Miss Greeley-Smith's first article will be found-in .Friday's Day Book.
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RIBBONS FOR LANGUAGE
Women guides and interpreters in
Budapest wear a different colored
ribbon for each language which they
speak. They are to be seen walking
about the city, waltingj,al railway
stations and driving in carriages.
Some have two or three ribbons and
others have four, five-or six. Bright
red represents English, a' heliotrope
.or lavender is German, a brilliant yel
low xmeans French, a pale blue is
Italian,. a brown means Danish, Dutch
is Nile green.Jand' so oh'-throughout
most'natidns' of tie eartlu