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WOMAN'S GREATEST HAPPINESS
"To keep house, wash dishes, sweep and cook for the man you love
constitutes a woman's greatest happiness," says Chicago's newly wed "most
beautiful working girl."
That and .caring for baby. Don't forget baby.
What a, pity-that, more girls aren't trained to be ready for such joy
when the one man arrives. :
To be sure, it's old fashioned to do such things. Mother did them and
her inother before her; and many a pert young miss of today acts as if that
were .a good reason why she should give them the go-by.
Instead, she revels in the movies of in mushy novels or gads the streets
looking lor a "good time."
And then, when love and the man appear, she isn't ready with her pari
of the partnership, hut is massy and slouchy and incompetent until his af
fection fades and what should have been a happy home gets converted into
a poor hoarding house.
. yes, thaf s plain talk and not complimentary; but, honor bright, isn't
it often true? . ' ; .
Just as we train most of the boys to think that straightforward work
with the hands, useful work for which theres a crying need, somehow
doesn't jibe with what becomes a gentleman, aren't we bringing up most
of the girls to expect husbands who wont want them to work, but who will
be' eager to tog them out.&s over-dressed dolls and hire maids to keep the
house? ' v
JNow dolls may be pretty as toys, but no doll ever amounted to much as.
a life partner, for wlien the bloom of novelty has gone there's nothing of
;Bo. among, the changes .of 1$14 we should very much like to see mora
girls brought up to be really capable wives and mothers. We can.'t think
ot a thing that would be of truly greater importance to the race.
o o - '
"Well, he is. When young he made
up his mind to dodge work and so
far he has been very successful at it."
John D. Spreckels' theatrical critic
at San Diego took one look at Gaby
and announced: "No man can with
stand the lure. Of those wondrous
hps." They simply ought to run Gaby
out of San Diego, as. they did Emma
Goldman. It will be just awful to
have all the he part of town piling
after them hps.
The patent office, has reported a
part list of nearly five hundred pat
ents to negroes, among them 27 to .
Granville T. Words of New York for
electrical devices-. Many of these are
in use throughout the country, one
of particular value having been
adopted by the Bell Telephone Co.
LOTS LjKE HIM
"He's a great success."
'(He doesn't look it."