Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
turn a perfectly good man into a d.e-1
If you don't "believe me now, the
time may come when you will look
back and remember with, tears that
I begged you to break your engage
ment while you could
Do you know anything about the
horror it is to find yourself the wife
of a drunkard? Did you ever see a
drunkard on the street and imagine
him goinghome to some woman who
was his wife and imagine that wife
to be YOU?
Welli remember this:
No woman, with an ounce of gray
matter, ever marries a man whom
she knows to be a drunkard. It al
ways begins with "a little."
But that "little," which will he kept
"little," while you are engaged, and
he knows he will surely lose you if
he lets his appetite for it get away
from him, will, in all probability, in
crease when he has you safe in the
bondage of the wedding ring, and you
will have deliberately jeopardized the
health of your children as well as.
your-own peace of mind, because you
did tfot listen to.the voice in your own
soul which bade you beware of the
man who drinks.
When I urge girls to break their
engagements when they can I am
the best friend their lovers can have.
For, if the girls can't break the en
gagement, we have put the acid test
on. their love for you, and you ought
to thank me.
If, on the other hand, they CAN
break the engagement and do it, then
they were not the wife wives wife,
I mean! for you, and-1 have saved
you a lot of lawyer's lees and alimo
ny. So you ought to thank: me for
(Copyright, 1915, by the Newspaper
The little auto-bus does fit
Along its blithesome way
And every one in jitneys jit
That's got a jit to pay.
TEACHING BjOYS JS WOMAN
"The schoolboys' best friend and
wisest counselor," is what tolks in
Detroit, Mich., call Mrs. Florence Mil
ner, associate principal of the Je,
troit University school, an exclusive
boys' school. .
Mrs. Milner has supervision of the
boys from their kindergarten days
to the time, they enter college. Sh,e
is said to be the only woman in Jthe
UnitediStates to hold so important, a
position In a boys' school.
Mrs Mflner has written several
books of special interest to teachers
and mothers. .
r NOT' HJS ELEMENT Jf
"Captain, did you ever see a gea
"No, mum. I ain't never Btayed
ashore long-enough for that" Phil
adelphia Ledger, i