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morals. -But woman-nature, the wide
world around, loves and hates, laughs
and weeps and nags and forgives
in just the same way.
A mother will smilingly give, up
her last penny to a greedy son and
then turn in a whirlwind of irritation
upon an unoffending daughter who
objects. (Fortunate is, the sister who
cannot give this 'testimony.)
Many a thrifty housewife who finds
the grocery bill too, high will "take it
out" in a flash of temper upon a maid
because she happefi's- to be handy.
(Few maids, have missed this choice
' If a new gown $bmes .home half a
day Jate, woman scolds not the tailor
but the mesenger. (Arid the wise lad
whistles as he .retreats down the
steps.) , : v
And when, she can't-get her hus
band on theHne-the -first time she
calls, she. "caUs 'down" "the telephone
operatorL ,fV?hcim' daily experience
has inurejj idMK injustice.)
Obviously, ganger which is so di-i
verted from'its reaj cause is a pure
waste of emotion.
Anger itself is not always an evil
It is often the source of energy, and
action; arid Hltrwere..always directed
by a sense" of justice ' it would soon
work for righfepusnes and convert
this sad world into Arcady.
It is the ineffectiveness of woman
"nursing her wrath to keep it warm"
which amuses man.
Now, of course, it is far better to
have a man amused than to have
him indifferent to one's emotions.
But the trouble is that amusement
too often turns to indifference, arid
then to obliviousness.
How often do wives confide in each
other, "He doesn't care a bit what I
say!" or "He never pays any atten
tion to my feeling!"
Well, why should he?
Conserving one's emotions is one
of the new preachments by which
college girls profit. But any woman,
at home or in "business, calm or nerv
ous, can learn to conserve her own
emotions without taking a college
course, if she will only Teckon how
many of them, like anger, are very
weak weapons, because she has ac
quired the habit of wasting them.
MACHINISTS MAKE BIG CAIN IN
The machinists' organization in
Chicago through the leadership of
Business Agents A. Robinson, Wm.
Schoenberg and E. J. McCarty have
made substantial increase in the
membership and have also brought
up the wage scale for all the organ
ized machinists in Chicago in the last
six months. The semi-annual report
of the organization in Chicago has
just been made arid it is one of the
hest for the organization rendered for
There will be an election for busi
ness agents and 'district officers for
District No. 63, I. A: of M.f .Sunday,
February 22, at Musicians! Hall, 175
W. Washington street Polls will be
open, from 9, a. m. to '5 p. in. The
candidates for re-election are A. Rob
inson, Lodge 134; Wm. Schoenberg,
Lodge 337, andTJ. J. McCarthy, Lodge
229. The other candidates are A.
Greener, Lodge 208; F Young, Lodge
185, and A. Hopkins, Lodge 253.
DEMAND USE OF UNION LABEL
TO INSURE SUPPORT OF WOMEN
The- Chicago Trades Union Label
League has served notice on all wo
man political clubs and' candidates fbr
public office that their printing must
bear the union label to insure them
the friendship of trades unionists.
A committee will be appointed
which will visit the various candi- $
dates and clubs and report back the
names of all those unfair to union
"You are a regular miser!" ex-
claimed Mrs. Snooper; when her hus
band refused to give her twenty-five
dollars she asked for. "No, not a
miser," replied Snooper, "merely an