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VOL. 3, NO. 117 Chicago, Saturday, Feb. 14, 1914 ONE CENT
WOMAN TELLS HOW ARMY OFFICER
KISS EACH OTHER'S WIVE
Says the Hugging Proposition Is a Common Thing at the
Army Posts Everybody Calls Everybody Else
. Sweetheart "Spooning a Popular Sport?'
Done In An Honorable Way.
Philadelphia,. Pa.. Feb. 14. "Very
often a crowd.of young people, new
ly married and unmarried., people,
would come to my house and we
would dance and they would all, as
you would say, 'spoon.' They would
couple off; some one would take
somebody else's wife and go out on
the.po.rch. But it was quite an honor
"I have heard people call each oth
er 'swee'thea.rt, 'dear and nothing
thought of .it, because it was 'done in
a light way."
This is the picture, in miniature,
of manners in army society, drawn
before a 'divorce court by Fredericka
Stephens Naylor, wife of LieuCCbas.
J. Naylor-pf the U. S. A. '
She is fighting, now, in defense of
her reputation. Her answer to
charges made by her husband brings
to the foreground the amazing state
ments in regard to a social code in
army posts that is peculiarly its own.
When the husband asked for a di
vorce, he named a civilian. The tes
timony of Mrs. Naylor before a spe
cial master completely 'vindicated
her, but her husband appealed and
the evidence is made public.
Mrs. Naylor's experience in army
life includes residences at Port Myer,
Va.; Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; the
Presidio . at Monterey, Cai; Fori
Meade, S. D., and at Newark, N. J.
Mrs. Naylor is directing her fighl
from her parents' home at'Joplin,
,Mo., where she lives with her twc
"There is not .very much "domestic