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before passing judgment upon her
"A man's sins against marriage are
so obvious. If he beat his wife or is
unfaithful to her everybody knows
about it and condemns it.
"But a woman sins in lesser ways,
perhaps, but secretly -she may carry
a concealed weapon in her mouth
a venomous tongue. She may sit op
posite her husband at breakfast star
ing sourly at the newspaper he reads,
scarcely able to eat. She feels so
sorry for herself because he reads the
paper and has nothing to say to her.
"Yet that is her fault. Husbands
are like babies they have to be
trained properly. If a wife trains her
husband as he should be trained he
will never think of. reading his news
paper at breafast.
"The wife who does her hair up in
kid curlers, creams her face and ap
pears shamelessly disfigured before
the man who chose her because he
thought her pretty, sins against her
"So does the wife who always has
a headache or a pain in her side or a
sad tale to relate about her house
"So does the wife who meets her
husband's every thought and action
srith harsh criticism. Such a woman
, has already divorced her husband in
"Women are not unfaithful to mar
riage in great things, that is, not
nearly so many women are as men,
but they are unfaithful Jn little things
and in considering man's infidelity to
his vows we must remember that in
marriage we have to improve upon
nature; that it is man's nature to
wander frdm one woman to another,
while it is woman's nature to be faith
ful to her mate.
"Don't misunderstand meJ" she
added, gently. "I love women, love
them as much as you do, only I want
them to be fair. And of course I am
a suffragist, for I don't believe in the
bachelor establishment, and I don't
see why Uncie Sam should have one
in this government."
WILSON RAPS SOME PAPERS
By Gilson Gardner.
Washington, March 23. Moved by
publications in the Hearst papers,
President Wilson delivered his mind
to the newspaper correspondents re
cently on the subject of what he
termed to be misrepresentations in
regard to the women of his family.
He said stories were printed con
stantly in regard to his wife and
daughters without any basis of fact
and in many cases after the truth
had been furnished on application to
the White House. Being president,
he said, made it impossible for him
to deal with such matters as he might
if he were a private individual.
He regretted that his daughters did
not have a brotner to shei" '
from cowardly attacks. He intimated
that if the practice were continued,
he would decline to admit any repre
sentatives of the offending news
papers to the White ' House confer
ences or to furnish them ina ny way
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