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him, but will welcome enlightment
from any- source. Runs the young
My Dear Mrs. Lee:
Am a man who has never had time
to think about marriage, having
deemed it my duty to take care of
my mother and sisters; but now I
am free to look for a life partner.
I would like a sensible girl, for
whom I could make a nice home, but,
in slang, I am afraid of getting stung.
Where can I find a girl willing to face
the serious sjde of life?
I am not good looking; I am not a
fashion plate. I do not own a diamond
or an auto. I do not dance the tango ;
am, however, good at, all the old
dances. Am fairly well read; not
bashful, neither am I a flirt; am not
a moddycoddle by any means, neither
do I presume to pose as a model
young man, having plenty of faults.
I have been able to accumulate
enough so that my income and salary
are $4,000 a year; I have worked from
digging ditches to working in iron
mills and offices, and have through
my own resources and hard work
been able to arrive where I am; have
never had an easy life.
I would again go to work for $9 a
week and be happy if I could find a
girl who would be satisfied and glad
to help me.
But even with my income. I am
afraid I could not get along with the
way the girls dress nowadays. Some
times I wish I could follow these girls
who are dressed in the height of fasu
fon to their homes to see what then
homes look, like, and what they look
like at home; to see how they act and
what they do at home to make life
I am looking for a girl who is not
afraid, to do her own house work. I
think a young married couple should
not have a maid, even if they can af
ford it. I can imagine nothing nicer
than to have a wife who could cook
and sew, so that she could take an
interest in her part of life, as I do in
mine, assuring a happy life while we
are young," and a nice nest egg when
we grow old.
The average girl will not do house
work. So the man she marries may
work his head off arid accumulate
nothing. This I believe -is worse than
the saloon evil a thousand times
People talk as if eugenics were the
only thing to , worry ', about in mar
riage, and as if girls had the only
right to worry. Most young men
take a girl's respectability for grant
ed and it would be a happy day if they
could take her efficiency for granted
also. A.' C. ' .
COMEDY AND DRAMA PLEASANT
Comedy and dramaare equally in
teresting to William "Bechtel, who
makes a specialty of both lines of
But it isn't work for Bechtel, who
claims that' he can keep up a vacation
weight and still be in the studio every
day at 9 a.m.
Bechtel has. won .many movie
friends by his characterizations in.