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MME. SCHUMANN-HEINK'S ADVICE TQ JUNE
BRIDES SHOULD BE EAGER TOBE iOJUSEWIFE
BY MADAME SCHUMANN-HEINK
The Famous Diva
I am old-fashioned enough to think
that every girl should know how to
cook and should know the great im
portance to the human race of good
food, properly prepared.
More than three-quarters, yes, I
'y might say at least nine-tenths of the
unhappiness of the human race, is
caused by the food they eat.
It is all well enough to say that if
one gets plenty of food to eat that is
all that is necessary, but plenty of
pie made the New Englander a pessi
Nothing affects the liver to the ex
tent of badly cooked food combined
with lack of exercise.
Every girl should be proud of her
ability to cook nourishing and proper
food for the members of her family.
There is nothing monotonous about
keeping a house in order and in cook
ing the meals for one's family.
In the country where I was born
every woman from highest to lowest
wears an apron in her own home, and
well she may, for it is the badge of a
very high calling. Some clever wom
an who has traveled much in Ger
. many has said:
"What his silk hood is to the Ox
ford scholar, what his mitre is to the
archbishop, what the iron cross is to
the general the apron is to the Ger
Housekeeping is her "beruf," and
when she mentions it she speaks in
the same dignified tones as a minis
ter or doctor might in referring to
It is her profession to which she is
called by all the traditions of Teutonic
The German hausfrau is the do
mestic engineer, to distinguish her
from the mechanical engineer, which
is sometimes her husband, and not
even he, in these days of efficiency,
Is more proficient in his life work.
Some sensible woman a few years
ago brought down on her level head
clubs in the country by: saying that:
"No woman whose husband-receives
$3,000 a year salary Has -any more
right to keep a maid thaVi-he has to
keep an automobile."
(Another Schumann-Heihk, -Article
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AMBASSADOR FROM WAR'BABIES
TO UNITED -STATES
Mrs. Pauline Kruger Hamilton,
American woman Who served as royal
photographer in Austria and has
come to America to plead for help for
John Hammer 'is a carpenter in St.
Louis, Mo.-, nd"-the Loud- Piano Co.'
does a thriving business in Buffalo.
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