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ment and prescribe its cure to any
She has fitted up her house in
every way to impress the young
.brain and sensibilities with harmony,
utility and beauty.
. While I was there the other day a
wealthy woman from . Boston
brought an adopted child which had
It was found that the child, until
being adopted, had been tied to a
piece of -furniture all day while the.
mother was workine.
-Mrs. Scott's prescription was "let
the child dance. Not in the accepted
manner pattiaps, but take your pho
nograph out doors and set it going to
lively dance music, then go away and
leave the child and some companions
near. You will soon find them run
ning about to the melody.
"Your child will soon find a mode
of 'expression for all the repressioa of
its poor, little stunted years," Mrs.
Scott said. '
Already the adopted mother of the
nil T 11 has wr4tn ti a f fVio pnrO'Wae
effected and the .right development"
Other examples quite' as similar
might be cited.
I look to see a "consultine mother''
deemed as necessary to, the' welfare
of a child as a family physician.
"MOTHERHOOL IS A BUSINESS,"
,SAYS CONSULTING MOTHER
"A mother does not perform her
whole duty when she provides for her
child's material comforts' at the
least trouble to herself. Motherhood
is the name of, a business, and it
should be a patented trademark, that
only' those wqmen who love and take
.pride in their work might possess.
' "There is to much sentiment wov
en about the word 'mother (fend too
little devoted to the care and growth
of thesoul of the child.
"It is not surprising that so few
children develop into normal men
and women, but it is surprising that
so , many manage -to scramble into
some sort of understanding.
"When a financier remarked, 'You
can't unscramble, eggs' he might
also have added it Is almost as im
possible to unspoil a spoiled child..
"The mother who realizes tliat she
has the tremendous responsibility of
the new race in her hands has noth
ing tb'learn from" the ,moet famous
educators of the day.
"The greatest command of all is
'do for your children 'what you wfeh
your parents had done for you.' "
AINT NATURE WONDERFUL!
Unnatural History by Gene, Ahem
A Teddyless Discovery
This is the first picture ever shown
to mankind of the phyllopodus crus
tacean branchipuY chrocephalus dia
phanus. It was not discovered by
The (glance at name above) is
part duck, ostrich and elephant, so
it can be called neither bird nor
You wouldn't think that the (see
name above) would be a very good
runner by the looks of his legs, would
you? But the man who discovered
the (name censored by the insanity
board) says that he saw it racinc
rings around, a horseradish;