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BUILT HER OWN HOUSE MADE
A GOOD JOB OF IT
Miss Jane Wolfe.
"A woman-pan bevher own archl
tect as wellas"her own housekeeper
if she will.'" . l
This is the -conclusion of capable
Jane Wolfe,.who',drew the plans for
and built herown pretty "bungalow at
She has- a 'profession,., but v'arcwV
tecting".is a-pastime' which she puts
to good use. Her -clever httle home,
sheltered., by Jhehiilsandjpt too
many miles from the se, Is every
whit as good-looking and. much,mote
convenient than 'many a house,
architectured ljy a professional.
Jane "Wolfe is a .western v photo
o o ,
By Berton Braley.
"All is well" the -word is said
By the blind men to the blind.
And the Tory nods his head.
Quite contented in his mind.
"All is well" men starve and die
In the midst of plenty's store,
Babies weep and mothers cry,
Famine lingers at the door.
Children foil in roaring-mills,
Robbed of all their hours of play,
Doing wjrk that stunts and kills--"All
is well," the Tories cry.
Women take the wagev of shame,
Driven by the scohrge of want?
fctillj&e sjogan is the same,
,7A11 is well," re'sounds' the vaunt.
Lawistrampled under foot,
Righfls sunken in the mires
And the (fcug, the vicious brute,
Beats and slus and kills: for hire.
Men who dare, to speak the truth
Pace" within' a priso cell;
Power rules Ihajt knows no ruth,
Yet men murmur, ''All is well!"
Fetid street and filthy slum
Toil that makes moi's lives a hell,
Want and. woe andjvice and rum
let's be thankful "ill is well!"
CRUEL FATE ,
While visiting' the WpUnded men
in a field hospital an fcrmy chaplain
came to one poor fellow (who was
groaning pitifully. "Come, my poor
fellow, bear the palnr .like-' a man!"
said the chaplain. 'It!s no use kick
ing against late." Bedad, sorr,"
-niurmured. 'the ufferer, "you're
rolght) especially when, as in my
case, they're the fate of an army
mule!'.' , '