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a leminist," I replied. "But I came
here because I want you a feminist
who has made good to tell other
women who may be interested just
how you blazed your feminine way in
to the closed profession of architec
ture. How did .you become the pio
neer woman architect in the United
"I believe J am that," Miss Kellogg
answered, andf couldn't help smiling
at the picture'of this blue-eyed, alert
young woman. in the early thirties as
a pioneer. 'Jkfter I studied architec
ture at Pra'tt institute in Brooklyn,
where I wis born, 1 tramped the
streets for a. year looking vainly for
someone who .would give me employ
ment. Nobody would 'take a woman.
Why, the idea 'of aSsronian architect
was revolutionary. Finally a French
man showed himself daring enough
to give me a chance after I had been
refused everywhere else.
"I worked for him a year for $5 a
week. Then through a friend I g6t a
chance to work in the office of a big
New York firm. I later studied in
Incidentally one of the fine things
about Fay Keliogg, architect she is
also Fay Kelloggg, contractor, car
penter and steamfitter is her sturdy
championship of her oWn sex.
"Have you ever had any trouble
with workmen who didn't care to
take orders from a woman?" I asked.
"I'd just like to see a man refuse
to obey an order I gave him." For a
moment the woman architect's sweet
face had set in a look of contempt
uous mastery; and stripped of the
secondary characteristics of sex I saw
the soul of steel that had overriden
laws, and the prejudices which are
stronger than laws.
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If a small piece of camphor is pro-
cuced and placed in 9. bowl or glass J
of water it will be found to float on
the surface, and when lighted will
prove a good night light, especially as
camphor is a good disinfectant, and
its smell not at all disagreeable.
BY EDWARD VANCE COOK.
Umpire, in the game's beginning.
Seven strikes were pitched that in
ning; "Balls" thou called them; tline the
On thy .head the guilt.
Umpire, how could'st thou have beck
oned Ballyhooley in from second.?
Safe he was and ill thou reckoned.
On thyhead the guilt.
Umpire, Flimflam fumbled-badly;
Muffengrabbit played but sadly,
But we witnesses cry madly,
"On thy 'head the guilt."
Umpire, though our -pitcher tossed
Though our catcher dodged and lost
Thy sins were the ones which cost -V
On thy head the guilt.
Umpire, though our hits were scat
tered, Though our field-defense was shat-
Little had these details mattered
On thy head tfie-guilt.
Umpire, each cause hah its martyr '
Who can nevfii" hope to barter
Good intent for any Quarter
On thy head the guilt. s
Umpire, though we flay and flout
forever we will doubt thee,
What would baseball be without
-On thy head the guilt.
(Edmund Vance" Cooke in "Basbol
ogy." Copy right, 1912, Forbes &
Co.) ' "
Much heavy cake is the result of 4
the oven door not being closed as
gently as possible. - .