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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 23, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 20

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have use for both your gifts, after
all." And, being a man, he began
to dance for joy.
And the two maiden aunts, with
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arms interlinked like schoolgirls, did
something that they would never
have dreamed of doing in more sober
moments. They followed suit.
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WHAT DO. YOU THINK A HUSBAND IS WORTH?
ANl WHAT IS A WIFE WORTH?
BY MAX NORDAU
(Famous German Author, Satirist,
Reformer, Etc.)
A Word from Nordau's Article.
All that man offers the American
woman she accepts, impassable, as if
it were her right. To her it seems
natural that man should slave from
morning till night in order to satisfy
her exigencies. It is she who con
demns him to chase wildly after mil
lions and billions. And all this he
does without a word. He has built
temples for her and placed her, like
a deity, upon a pedestal. The Amer
ican woman is but a poor mortal and
she is paying the price of her deification.
BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
(America's Most Virile Writer on Sex
and Marriage Problems.)
Epigrams From Greeley-Smith's
Articles. "The most insignificant of
husbands has a certain scarecrow
value in that he keeps so many other
men away."
"Every woman is entitled to life,
liberty and the pursuit of a husband."
"In comparison with the unpaid
professions of homekeeping a"nd child
rearing, any man's job is a cinch!"
"Nature made maternity an immo
lation and paternity a pastime."
"Too much emotion makes a dank
bog of a woman's soul."
"Marriage has deadly storms, but
far deadlier calms."
THESE TWO OPINIONS CLASH!
Miss Greeley-Smith Is a Staff Writer for The Day Book
Max Nordau Has Written These Two Articles
Especially for This Newspaper.
SERIES BEGINS TOMORROW IN THE DAY BOOK
FEMININE FACTS
Mme. Marie Gaitier, a lawyer, is
now inspector general in the admin
istrative service o fthe French Minis
try of the Interior. Mme. Gaitier has
long been recognized as an excep
tionally capable woman, and her ap
pointment has met with general ap
proval. Dr. Lydia Rabinovitsch is the first
woman editor of a medical journal,
having recently taken that position
on the "Journal fur Tuberculose,"
filling the vacancy caused by the
death of the surgeon general, Profes
sor Dr. Nieter, secretary general of
the German central committees for
combating tuberculosis. Dr. Rabino
vitsch has achieved great results in
her profession, and the continued
success of the medical journal under
her editorship is assured.
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In the evening at the theater, you
should carry a long knitted and
beaded purse with a little bag attach
ed to one side of it which will con
tain a folded fan,
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