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at the annual children's day given by the Elks' club. She began dancing?
as soon as she could toddle. Her improvisations are declared remarkable
for their intricacy.
SUPER-MARRIAGE HASCOME "THOU SHALL
NOT LIVE BY SEX ALONE," THEY SAY
activities in the interest of woman
suffrage. Her husband is one of the
most successful of the younger play
wrights in New York.
Personally, I don't see the point of
the contention of Miss La Follette,
Henrietta Rodman and some other
feminists, that a woman should keep
her maiden name after marriage.
Because why keep your father's
name and refuse your husband's
particularly as it may confuse the
moral standards of the janitor or the
flathouse you live it and subject you
personally to misinterpretation and
Another celebrated couple who
live according to the new ideas of
marriage are Max Eastman, editor of
the radical monthly, "The Masses,"
and his wife, Ida Eauh, actress,
sculptor and writer, and working at
all these trades as well as supplying
beauty and charm in Max Eastman's
The Selwyns are Edgar Selwyn,
actor and manager, and his wife,
Margaret Mayo, the most successful
woman dramatist in this country,
who has made a million dollars with
two plays "Baby Mine" and "Twh
The Troubetskois are Prince Pierre
Troubetskoi, famous painter of psr
traits, once of Russia but for many
years of New York, and his beautiful
princess, Amelia Rives of Virginia,
who made a national sensation with
her first book, "The-Quick or the
Dead," before she was out of her
teens and whose maturity has met
the promise of her girlhood.
These are just a few examples of
the New Marriage in which the wife
keeps her profession and fulfills the
first commandment of feminism,
"Thou shalt not live by sex alone!"
BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
New York, June 3. The New
Woman is an old story.
The New Man, when you investi
gate him, bears a striking resem
blance to the Old Adam.
But when the New Woman and the
New Man fall in love and wed each
other you have a real novelty THE
Some people call it the Super-marriage
because they think it is from
such mating that the Superman will
Whatever you call it, it means the
union of a man and woman econom
It represents the new choice of
woman not love OR a career, but
love AND a career!
For the new woman is like the lit
tle boy, who, when asked to choose
right hand or left to decide whether
he would have an apple or an orange,
Some of the most famous men and
women in the United States today are
exponents of the New Marriage, in
which husband and wives follow sep
arate professions but hold in com
mon their love and faith in each other
and share the most unconquerable in
stinct of the human heart the love
Among these distinguished couples
who exemplify the new ideal of mar
riage are the Max Eastman's, the
Troubetskois, the Selwyns and Fola
La Follette and George Middleton.
The lady who is the wife of George
Middleton, playwright, insists on
being called by her maiden name of
Fola LaFoHette. As the daughter of
Wisconsin's famous senator she be
came widely known because of her