Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 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
HOW TO EDUCATE YOUR CHILD KIDDIES DO
NOT ASK UNLESS THEY WANT TO KNOW
daughter Winifred. And there is but
one query -which I have been unable
to answer through this book. It was
asked by Winifred and was, "Mother,
how far can a cat spit?" Perhaps
that is not very important anyway,
at least not to grown-ups.
Every intelligent mother should at
tempt to answer her child's ques
tions. That is a tremendously im
portant factor in natural education.
Nature gave the child the question
as an instrument with which to dig
Kiddies do not ask questions unless
they are inteersted, and when they
ARE interested they will remember
what is told them.
Some day I hope my Natural Edu7
cation method of answering queries
of allowing expression, rather than
fostering repression may be used in
every school in the land.
Then children may give us hints
on waht they want to learn, in place
of being compelled to take what we
want to teach them.
(To Be Continued.)
J5S. WINIFRED SACtfffiCtE STONCR-
TOLD BY WINIFRED SACKVILLE
Exponent of Natural Education
Some day a bright young lady will
hang out a sign reading: "Answerer
of Children's Questions," and she will
make a fortune.
Until that day mothers must use
the "Book of Knowledge," to be had
at the book stores as the best avail-
able compilation of answers to the .
insatiable questioning of their chil
In all my schools we use this in
If one is in a faint they should be
laid flat upon the floor, then loosen
the clothing and then the patient
should be let alone; rest and quiet
I will do all that is necessary.
I o o
, A teaspoonful of dry ground mus
tard in a cupful of warm water is a
prompt and effective emetic and
valuable fund of knowledge, just as should be resorted to in cases of sup-
I used it in the education of my posed poisoning.
PARTIAL TO FUR, YOUCAN SEE AT A GLANCE
BY BETTY BROWN
Designers of styles are evidently
preparing for a long, hard, old
fashioned winter." Each new gown
comes forth from their hands with
some new garnishment of fur.
To give you a notion of how much
this sketch the other day in the stu
dio of a famous designer. It's a three
piece suit in African brown duvetyn
and the fur which muffles milady's
chin and girdles her waist and
swathes her wrists and swishes
around her knees is a black fox. Lest
fur may be used on one gown I made , Jack Frost nip her fingers she will