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77 CONFESSIONS OF A WIFE
This diary, full of human experience a diary in which a woman tells
the high and low, the bitter and sweet of life after marriage will be printed
by The Day Book just as it is written.
"THE CONFESSIONS OF A WIFE"
Are REAL. We feel sure that women will instantly recognize this. "Mar
garet Hastings" confides to her diary the thoughts that most women think,
but do not dare speak out. She has written them courageously, sym
pathetically and sanely. She does not extol herself nor does she blame
others for her -heartaches.
WHAT THE DIARY SAYS
The writer of this diary has set down each day the different episodes
that go to make up married life. She tells what she thinks of them and of
the man- she married. And incidentally she gives a picture of herself that
no woman can fail to recognize as a truthful type of "the sex."
The every-day life of a wife is pictured the joys, the sorrows, the
humor and the tears, the big sacrifices and the little sins, the "common
things o,f the common day," as well as the. wonderful happenings which
make life really worth living. Every one of these will be found in "The Con
fessions of a Wife" a wife who is an average woman married to an aver
age man and whose existence is that of the average human being!
THIS STORY STARTS NEXT MONDAY
The first chapter of this remarkable diary will be printed in The Day
Book NEXT MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17. The "confessions" will continue
Don't fail to read the FIRST CHAPTER NEXT MONDAY!
MENTAL AND MORAL TREND
They say that sassiety is reading
less and less of the better class of
literature, either by the old standard
authors or modern writers. Inquiry
at public libraries or book stores,
however, indicates that the poor and
toiling wage earners are reading
more of those books, especially of
economic education, and less of latest
"best seller" trash sensual sex prob
lem novels of the present day.
The increasing desire by the work
ing people for a knowledge of the
writings of the old poets, philosophers
and scholars shows that they are on
the right roadto come into their own
by the survival of the fittest route.
Those old fellows, you know, who
wrote years ago, had exactly the1
same problems to face that exist to-'
day and the best writers did not hesi
tate to write about them and suggest
remedies. Nowadays, dramatists and
I novelists seem to be vieing with one
j another to see who can produce the
nastiest "shocker" and still be with
in the law. And the element of so
ciety that is catering to this stuff
must undoubtedly be becoming
weaker physically and mentally as
well as morally.
Good music, drama and reading
are necessary to the right kind of
living and they are cheap.
Visitor I understand that you are
the responsible person in this office.
Drudge No, I ain't. I'm just the
one that's always to blame for every
The eel is the most prolific of all
backboned creatures. Females have
been caught while carrying 15,000,
000 eggs. They spawn once and then