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found that her latest romance was
only ashes, after all.
"I sometimes think," she contin
ued, ''that the whole unrest of femi
ninity is because the good woman
has been taught to suppress all her
emotions and the bad woman to
make much of them.
"As girls we are taught to be 'mod
est,' to blush at the least reference
that has the word sex in it and what
happens to us? We are apt to be
brushed aside for the girl in the front
row of the chorus. It is the youngs
womfan who can turkey-trot the most
gracefully who usually announces
her engagement to the most eligible
young man in town.
"After a woman is married she is
told her place is in the home, but if
she stays there she will find that
soon her husband has grown away
from her, and even, perhaps, with
the best intentions in the world, he
is finding his interests and amuse
ments centering in some other wo
man." "Men must get over the old theory
that there is part of them which no
'good' woman can satisfy," said Mrs.
Wilworth, who has had three hus
bands and probably spoke from ex
perience. "Nowadays men are not beasts.
We have outgrown the cave man and
why should the rest of the tradition
that it takes both an angel and a
devil to make a man perfectly happy
"If a man did but know it, there is
some of the angel and some of the
devil in every woman, just as there
is in every man, and the same attri
butes as they are developed make
either a saint or a. sinner.
"If a man who has been married
ten years would make as great an
effort to be nice to his wife as he will
v to 'th6 other woman' he would find
he has been trying to fascinate the
wrong woman; that the right woman
is within his home."
I did not say anything during this
controversy, for I felt that I had not
been married long enough to have a
It seemed as though I were listen
ing to a council of war, in which
everyone was trying to add some
strategy by which to circumvent the
enemy. And yet all these women
probably loved their father, brothers,
sweethearts, husbands and sons.
It's a great game, this being a wife,
little book, and I would not stop play
ing it, even if I felt someone else
held the winning cards.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
SEATS AND DESKS MUST BE
The parent may expect seats and
desks which shall be adjustable and
adjusted. Insist upon both. .The
seat should be high enough to take
part of the weight off the foot when
the child is sitting, and of a type
which shall support the lower part of
the back.. The desk should be low
enough so that the spine will not be
.twisted when the child is writing.
Remember, too, to have suitable
chairs and tables for home study and
to have good lfght and fresh air there
as well as in the schoolroom.
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