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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 18, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 3

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creative power the .one, thing 'that
makes personality, that maltes". one
human being, different' frbmv another
human being. 'That's why they ceas
ed to be so'-ihteresting as men fejt
they ought to be.
"Women in the hdme now have
no opportunity to bring forth what-
"And .in. the factory, too, whither
woman, has recently migrated, all
exercise for her creative force her
personality has been quickly cut off,
no matter how 'model' the factory
may be.
"Everything now is piece-work.
The trade-worker's life is just ono
4
Mrs.
Raymond Robins, National President of the Women's Trade Union
League of America.
round of monotony, too. It's 'grind'
all day at some one little thing not
vivifying, vital, full work,. such as is
God-sent for six days a week.
"And no one can be a slave six
days a week and a citizen of America
on Sunday!
ever jot of creative power they still
have left they eat the.'ready canned
foods, they "buy" the ready woven
goods, they turn on the heat every
thing is done by machinery or bought
'ready made.' Nothing-, is created in
the home any more. " ,
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