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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 28, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15',
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Jiambers she has prepared for the
others of the household.
If, on. the other hand, she returns
. to her crowded tenement house, she
finds all her friends and 'the people
about her living in the same way she
lives, and does not pity herself in the
I am not saying 11 working peo
ple should not have the best of rooms
and the most comfortable of beds.
They deserve them.
But they do riot have them now
and so why"not facts?
The girl in, domestic -service has
better food and quite as good a room
as the average shop orfactory girl,
and counting her board and room
earns more money.
Why then are housewives all Over
the country asking for help while
girls are flocking to the shops and
Because the girl who hires out for
general housework has no particular
work to do and no particular time to
Until something is done by which
a girl shall have' only eight hours of
work and the remainder of the time
to herself, housework will always be
almost selling one's self into slavery.
Personally, I think, -and I have de
monstrated my theory, no girl should
be housed at the place where she
She should work her hours care
fully and loyally, then take leave as
she would any other place of busi
ness. If a girl is hired to do the house
work, she should not be asked to
care for or wait on children or sick
Her work should be clearly defined
and both employer and employe
should hold carefully to the agree
ment then and, then only will home
work become a dignified profession
and not menial labor.
Tomorrow Miss Marion will tell
more about what she learned while
HUSBAND OF FORMER SHO
GIRL IN" RENO
MRS. P.C KNOX 7T.P-.
Philander C. Knox, Jr., son of the
former secretary of state, who mar
ried Miss May G. Boiler, a Provi
dence, Pu L, shop girl in 1910, is liv
ing in Ren$, Nev., and nexjt month
will have been there long enough to
claim legal residence in the "easy di
vorce" city. ,
WAS THE CENSOR A LADY?
Shortly after, the war began a
woman: received a letter addressed to
her by her husband. She opened the
envelope, which had already been
opened once ljy the censor, and in
stead of the expected letter she found
a slip of japer bearing these words:
"Your husband is well, but too com
Cupid is a good shot, but he bags
some poor game.