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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 01, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15',
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"Matrimony Is a business proposi
tion, not a venture.
"The woman who marries on the
impulse of the moment or because
she has nothing else to do is poorly
"Home happiness springs first
from an equality of the sexes in all
In these terse words Juanita Miller,
daughter of the late "Poet of the
Sierra," places her estimate on mar
riage. "Leap year won't lure me into mat
rimony," declared Miss Miller.
"Not until I have proved my abil
ity to be economically independent
will I entertain designs upon any
"I have mapped out a career on the
concert stage to test my capabilities,"
she explained. "Until I can accom
plish this feat I shall feel unfitted to
"I do not mean to say that the first
duty of a woman is not to make a
home and rear a family, but I do
mantain she should qualify as a bus-q
iness woman before undertaking her.
life work. A woman whose only idea
of existence is to rely solely on the
means provided by her husband is
poorly equipped to bring up a family
She must Tae mentally and economic
ally her husband's equal as well as
"No woman should let her art in
terfere with her prior duty to bear
children, but mothers should not de
vote all their time to their' young.
Over-care and over-attention oft
times suppress a child's individuality
and unfit him for after life."
Miss Miller is to leave Oakland
soon for a concert tour of the large
YOU CAN NOW MAKE DIMPLES
Los Angeles, Cal. Miss Elizabeth
Jermaine, a Los Angeles high school
girl, has invented a dimple maker.
. "The dimple idea was on my mind,"
said Miss Jermaine. "I hunted up a
ball from a lard bucket-at home, put
two corks on it and clamped-it on my
face where I wanted the dimples to
grow. That was the start A manu
facturer friend of mine became in
terested and -helped me -complete the
The dimple maker, now on the
market, is made of a steefwire fitted
with sanitary tips. It can be adjusted
to the cheeks in any position desired.
Girls who have tried it say they are
"tickled to death about it."
Rose Melville, of "Sis Hopkins"
fame, has joined 'the Kalem forcea