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of religion that plays like sunlight
over the harsh realities of life. It is
not a religion of lip-service, but of
She is very fond of country and
suburban life and it was because of
this preference that Mr. Sayre gave
up his work in the district attorney's
office in New York to become secre
tary to the president of Williams col
lege, from which he was graduated.
Jessie Wilson's idea of a worth
while job for a woman is that of sec
retary of the Young Women's Chris
tian Association and a few months
ago she defined what she thinks is
an adequate equipment for the job:
"She must be a housekeeper, a finan
cier, a preacher, a teacher and a so
cial physician, besides being just a
Another time Jessie Wilson char
acterized the spirit in which women
should attack the task which inter
ests them as a "perfect indifference
as to who gets the glory, provided
the thing is done."
She has carried this program out,
particularly in the matter of her own
wedding. For she decided very early
that there wasn't going to be any
glory; that it would be as simple and'
quiet as she could make it.
And her mother and sisters have
aided and abetted her purpose.
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DIARY OF FATHER TIME
The other day I was reading the
account of the building of Noah's
ark, which was quite a time back. It
was quite some ship building, con
sidering that Noah was 600 years old,
and the job when done didn't look
much like that steamship Imperator,
about which you modern fellows are
Noah's vessel was 500 feet long,
about 83 feet in breadth and 50 feet
high. As there were eight grown folks
in Noah's family, some of the larger
animals, like the mammoth elephant,
rhmoceros and camel, must have
been crowded some. However, old
Noah was a typical sailor, for about
the first thing he did .on getting
ashore was to go on a spree. ,
In connection therewith, I've al
ways been sorry for Ham, one of
Noah's three sons. You remember
that Ham was so unfortunate as to
see his father lying naked and full
of champagne in his tent, and Noah
made Ham's son.Xanaan, servant to
the whole family in punishment.
There, evidently, was no such thing
as leading the old man home full of
corn juice in those days.
NOW ISN'T THAT TOO BAD
Hubby What's the matter, darl
ing? Bride Oh, dear, this recipe is for
cottage cheese and ours is a bungalow!
Trial of those Hindus at San
Francisco on the ground that they're
likely to become public' charges
doesn't amount to much. We'd
rather see them barred out because
they're likely to become Americans,
vfiicn would be awful.