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Deparment Devoted to Attractive Magazine Material
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Somethinq to Think About
Bi F A. WALKER
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ONE TIING AT A TIME
T HE successful worker. Hhose
uehievemlents are greaitest at the
end of the day, Is he or she who
does hbut one thing iat a time. and re
fuses to leave it until it is tinishedl .
Sucah a worker anver vuacilluates
between one duty andt another.
There is no undulle confulsion in the
mind by wavering.
By putting off the seemingly dif
ficult task for the easier.
Everything is taken up as it
comes, completed in every detail,
ready for the scan of the master at
the top.
The worker who flits from pillar
to post, starts in one direction and
suddenly sets his face in another,
never really gets anywhere.
He is lacking of stability, and at
the end of the year he Is about where
he began, with no prospect of ad
vancement and no hope of Improve
ment. Indeed, in spite of his fever
lab, hurried efforts, he is slipplag
down grade.
Deing the job In hand and stlcking
to it until it is done to the very
end Is the only way to achieve suc
Train yourself to do this. In a lit
tle while you will find that you are
getting speed with less friction. There
will be no more irritability and lasi
tude at the end of the day.
Instead of going home at night in
an III humor, with every nerve
tingling and on edge, you will And
1 KIND OF INTEREST
,A 5 K the man of dalfr what he is
laterested la and he will prob
aby tell Yeu:
Me in laterested is everything, and
be eght to be.
But he alo is espeelaiy lnterested
in some eon thing, which Is why be
is a ass at aMelr.
A very important editor Is ab
sarbed in the study of the world and
what is geing on ia It, that to work
time or playtime he is engaged n Its
mstu
Iat he is especially Interested In
mean a w aes. And specialisiag In
thin specialty be Is Interested In what
they ke to read.
He in so deeply Inaterested In this,
t he never meets a man or woman
ot he does not find out. n some
Lbhbl or other, what It is that at
tanets their attention ia newspapers
a magasines.
Tl results of the several bhundred
thesad questions he has asked are
areft ly put away In his braln, and
when be gts out a number of the
picattea he directs, it is always
bought and reed by a very large um
ber e people.
To have a Ie personal Interest In
all created thlngs Is neceseary to
every well-edeated and active man.
If you st at a dinner aet to John
0. Eeeakferll you could get few rises
.tof hIm by discussing the theory
Mother's
Cook
Book
3 It I
"l, is net a ep a be dialed, but as
HAVE A CRACKER
fraw are the everreadysted
wish They will k ndlely
i hspt d7 mad aiight, OI they
d- ens-.e mutes In a bet evn
-, weep the aganls as od as
be ease Any hlid et ackhas
at, pnham, etmaL a Iger my
,- - t apr d atl andwh to hne
a psp of te oa o a re
dtA A o ldbhleed dish
fort as iv a td or a
-se se- Toast the
mat am - ad with
mW m sprinkle witht a atie  m r
td por ever bet milk.
A awout cracker put tsther with
3metede, ell, cr-am ch , nate
r my other geedillag make a ged
hbr aste.
the sta of a egshIt
teipggsMAp esa pap
40 t tese~e
aggJ r
thniil o'tir brain is leair and your
thlclhts at rest.
This. you vill discover later, is
because of tihe orderly method adopit.
oil of taking up but one subject at
Sa time a1nd not hettingl it o, until you
have no further uio for it.
One of the fore-most merchants of
Neow York. confronted with thousands
of serius questilons every day. lhas
formed the habit of ret urning to his
homne at night as carel-t'rt as a Ischool
"boy during vacatiion season.
WUhen he leaves his desk, he leaves
his perplexitehs.
Thei nIlxt morning he comes in
bright-eyed, light-hearted. eager to get
in the fray.
If by chance the first encounter
should happen to he troublesome, he
dispenses with it before proceedingi
to another.
There is no loss of time. no trying
of nerve force in flitting from one
problem to another.
He drives straight ahead and makes
decision after decision without the
slightest sign of flurry.
And you, however burdened you
may be. can do the same if you hold
unswervingly to the same course.
(Copyright.)
SCHOOL DAYS
ý* , oaba, ý like to + b tamk
isitkou eirefeaU*I'~s' hl). Wat~tS~P~
Mick y wally asst , Cwlhatf1e k
tL t$'i . y s aa 4 trsh a 1 . 0 a t c
t. sas'ýLa 4lz Oac'l t " tai 16 t 4 'S
em', - oI s .e r 5Aett, "own "r qu`
itJ Ieak stits 7o D
" , I
.xI '
re NL~ ~d~~ ~1- .in'·fLlttb~
of relativity. But if you began to
talk of how to give away money In
I telligently, which s his special In
terest Just now, you would probably
I hear something of much value.
Golf, music and many other things
are fine Interests to have, but the one
Interest you need most of all con
cerns your business or your profes
.If that is paramount, and you give
It enough Intelll.ent thought, yoq will
prosper. If you "scatter" too mudc
you will not.
(Copyright.
add three cupfuls of fnely rolled gra
ham crackersa thre-tonrtha of a cp
tul of milk. one and one-half tea
spoonfuls of baking powder; lastly
fold In the well-beaten egg white, add
one-half capful of dates cut In bits,
with the stones removed. Steamp for
one and one-half borsr. Serve with a
bard nuuce or whlppea cream.
Ceert Mt, 1922. W.esera Newsw Uw s.
WHY-
DO WE YAWN?
i XTON Is emo at the elements
the air which is easendtal to the
healthy, normal action of the
luags. Unless a sdclent quatity of
eygen is taken Inaq the body, the
luags becomers Irritated and task a
signal to the brain that a larger sap
ply is necessary. The easiest method
to ovelreme thi shoortagl e o oygen
i, o course, t take to an increased
amount of air at one time. ence
the nerves which rgulate our breath
ig apparatus react upon our Jaw and
threat muasee, camsing both of them
to open wide, ipanasiea of the iungm
at the seam time realit la the In
helaien t ia mee larger amnoat et
air thea in ebtbLabe through *r
feaed am sat e enm,
The nae. theat yawning i Omfr
eraee wei a bllr e of I .wel
n-r is beesses a deden lsr duop in a
Ag that the berg in head and in seek.
b, a -ath of at, ram
atu er an bi amems of
:illt w b mhn"
ah seem '" as as
rYILY~ Ipmq
i-L of ba
YOUR HAND
How to Read Your Characteristics
Weaknesses That Make for Success
or Failure as Shown in Your Palm.
THE HANDS
W LIEN the iihans hiig limply at
lthe side, aiianl are hIe:avy, thlick.
allln fait. y(,ou inay ldedlucle there.
froml, telreniral'ly, that the intelhlect of
the lp.ossessor will he likewis.e heaivy
atiiln "fit." All is ldenity. aid there
is no i.se trying to raise the iposessor
I of suc. h al llanld out ,of the dlleptlis of
miiteriallwin. Vh11en you read his. or
her hand, says onie authority. "if you
aitteimpit a keen analysis. he a Ill
blllankly stalre att yi(l. No use tryiri
to lift him out oif hiis trough o(f Inite
rialism. It ani't he done'., lie
wlants to know his brother's iinime.
whether he is nmarriedl. how manliy chlitl
Idren,, how long he will live, whether
he will he rich., and you cannot lift
himi above this plane."
Last, we have the cautious person
who enters your room with an air of
Investigation and with the hands car
ried behind the back. where they are
clasped. This person is timid and
well meaning, but suspicious of the
value and merits and standing of
palmistry. You must deal gently with
him; he is open to conviction, but
must be led and cannot be driven.
(Copyright.)
DDIES SIX
THE BIGGEST BOY
T HE "Blgest Boy" is not at home
He "flew the nest'" last night.
I knew the day was bound to
come,
And yet tears dim my sight
The "Blgest Boy" has said goodbye,
And gone to play his part
On life's grim battlefield, and I
Am lone and sad of heart.
The "Biggest Boy" said "Goodbye
Dad!"
And "Dad" said, "Goodbye, son!"
And then the boy with head erect,
Went forth--bs work begun.
And over In the corner there
"Dad's" eyes will fall upon
The "Biggest Boy's" now vacant chair,
And mlss the boy that's gone.
The +lst Boy" gulped back a sob
When on his Ups was pressed
The little mother's goodbye kiss,
When mother's hands caresmed
And then he smiled and, went his way
To ight and win, or die;
W C"Dad" and mother could but
"God bless you, on; goodbye!"
The "Blest Boy" Is Ih the ranks
Of that great Ightlng band
That seeks by arts of toll and peace
To upbulld this fair land.
And "Dad" and mother fondly hope
As only parents can.
The "Biggest Boy" will do his part,
And do it like a man.
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By ANNE FORSYTH
AKE one ,londe-laired girl li
teat Ibrown knickerl ckers and
l ather jacke't and surround
' her with fW fat. white hogs
all gruntilng up at her anti you
have a picture to smile *over
and to talk about. Yes; but
here is something more than
that, here is something smart
enough to take 14 first prizes.
grand champions and sweep.
stakes at the last Internation
al Live Stock exposition in Chicago.
You see these were no ordinary swine, but the
finest Chester Whites in the show. And this to
far from being Just an ordinary girl. Here is a
girl who is young and pretty and well educated
and yet so interested in hogs that she spends her
time breeding them, raising them and taking them
to faIrs and stock shows. With her sister as help
er, she came to the Chicago show from Leaven
worth, Kansas, bringing her 20 hogs and taking
all the care of them both on the Journey and at
the show. When she led the grand parade into
the arenla on the big night of the show she walked
in quietly with her grunting white pigs followlng
contentedly behind hef. There was no shouting
and running and pounding as when some of the
men and boys cnme in. ller pigs huddled close
beside her, for they knew where to find a friend.
Mlss Justine Mosse says she is a farmer because
she lt-es to farm. Her eyes shine and her face
lights up when she talks about the chances for a
woman on a farm. For herself, she had worked
around on her father's place ever since she was
a little girl, doing, all sorts of things Just as a
boy might do them. ,Then she went away to col
lege and began to think about a vocation for her
self. The work other girls were doing seemed
very monotonous and dull after the change and
variety she was used to. So. slowly, 'she came
to realize that the work she liked best was back
on the home farm. About that time it happened
that she went home to help her father through
the summer. She has been at it ever since.
"Lots of girls ought to be doing this kind of
work," says Miss Justine when you talk to her.
"Some people are born with the love of farming
and the out-doors in them. -And they are the
people to be farmers, they are the ones who suc
ceed. I think lots of girls have this feeling, only
they are afraid to try farming and most farmers
won't give them a chance. As a matter of fact
farming Is just as easy as many kinds of house.
work. Last spring I ploughed and planted and
cultivated corn and it wasn't hard at alL"
"I want to tell the girl who longs to be a farmer
that she can be one it she tries. Just make some
farmer give her a chance and he'll soon see. She
will learn to breed and raise and handle stock
better than most men. I like the stock raising best
and I think I do best at that kind of work. A
woman Just seems to know how to care for anl
mals to get the best out of them. I condttlon
all our stock for the show and I feel sure of one
thing-no man can do it any better than I can."
Miss Justine is not manager of her father's farm.
she is just a helper on it. But there are women
in her.state, ten of them, who are acting as farm
managers on a salary. Many more women, farm
owners, are running the place themselves and they
are just as confident as she is that women can
succeed on farms.
Within the last four years the number of women
farmers has increased enormously, not only in
Kansas but all over the country. And in spite of
the fact that the farmers of the Northwest are
constantly saying ranch work Is too heavy for
women, one by one women are crowding in to
prove that they can and will succeed with it. In
past years most of these women ranchers have been
widows of ranchers who died leaving the place in
a going condition and it was only a matter of
keeping it going. Even so, men talked about these
women as if they were very superior pergons
whom no girl could hope to emulate. So the door
was closed and kept closed to the woman farm
helper; she could not get the chance for a start.
Women throughout the country, who are later
ested in farming, are now looking toward the
southwest, southwestern Californi a Arisona,
where there Is a chance for women to get started
with limited eapital. The ress for this, of cot ,
Is cheap land. And added to that is the warm,
climate and the hereastng posehbiltles for m_a
crp in soe sections. Miss Judith Bare, wha
she graduated fres the New York Sche of p
pled Agriulture at plarmlgdale, L d,
wenrt to Tos, New Mexico, wbhere she is amow ru
naln her own reach.
rem Tsexas, where manI y womes have gaue
to the trucking bness, there comes word from
Miss Eleanor Hall, a college woman, who states
that she is makig some tw thosand doluars a
year out of sheep and urges other women to go
into the sheep business, which she cosiders par-e
ticularly suialted to women. kIis Hall works over
time during the lambinhy season. She takes bettcr
cae of her ewes and lambs than many an old
rancher thinaks worth while. It is noticeable, bhow
evemr, that she lose very few lambs, who losses
sometmes roa hgh amons her nslsher Every
NEGRO URCHIN GOT A BARGAIN
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lamb and its mother on Miss Hall's ranah havs In
dividual and careful attention.
Up In Kansas again you might have found, for
a goodly number of years past. Mrs. Theodore
Saxon of Topeka. She was not a college farmer.
but having run her husband's two-section farm
for a good many years she knew a lot about ho
and crops and cattle.
Mrs. Saxon always said. "Any woman who can
do farm housework, wash and all, can do any
kind of farm work I ever came across." And when
someone said, as they always did, that women are
not good at lifting, she laughed, answering. "I'm
not saying they ought to lift but I am saying that
they do it all the time and a lot of them aren't
dead from it yet. Nobody ever did housework
without lifting and lifting heavy things too. I
know what work on a farm is and I say that the
out-door work is easier than the to-door work and
if anybody thinks it isn't, let him just try."
Another of these rugged farm women is Mrs.
Jennie Conrad of Conrad, Indiana, a breeder at
spotted Poland-China hogs who thinks that a
thousand bop a year is not too big an output for
her fatm. Mrs. Conrad believes that the woman
who like farming and knows about it ought to
have a chance at success, whether she has the
money to buy a farm or not. Mrs. Conrad says
women take naturally to stock handling akl that
a frst-class woman will excel any man at this
work. ThLs is not only because she knows and
understands the care of young creatures, whether
animal or human, but because she usually likes to
keep things clean. The cleaner any animal is
kept the less danger it runs from contagooms or
Infections.' This is just as true of a pig as It is
of a human being; they need to be kept clean, to
have their houses in a sanitary condition and
clean, fresh land for their playground.
The United States Department of Agriculture is
spending a great deal of money, right now, to
teach farmers how to prevent Intestinal worms la
bags. The prevention is cleanliness and this is
true not only with diseases of cattle, but of chick
ens, even of turkeys. Mrs. Conrad argues that the
average woman is naturally a scrubber, that she
doesn't have to be told to keep the barn white.
washed and the cows' tails scrubbed. Mrs. Con
rad says that farming is the coming business for
women, a business with a great future.
In her same group, among the well-establlshed
farmers must be mentioned Miss H. J. Wagner,
manager of a stock farm in Florida and said to be
the highest salaried woman farmer In this country.
Also there is Miss Eleanor 8. Miller, manager of
the famous Robert Bacon farm at Westbury, Long
Island. .This Is a five-hundred-acre farm but slate
a great stretch of its rich meadow land Is set
aside for a polo field and a barn-full of handsome
little polo ponies work overtime at devournlag feed,
it is rather a trick to make this farm pay. Miss
Miller Indeed is the rst farm manager to make it
pay sad r dome It by eaestant, painstaklng
care. Her truck garden is not only a luxury; t .
pays for Itait. Her poultry department met only
ted- the big homp and its many guests; It covers
most of Its cost et upkeep by outaide marketing,
when talking asbet the woman farmer iss Miller
says:
**Womei are qpenddfo tr lve steak et al serts
and they are good truck and sower gardemers
But whena It emeas to general erop and leand man
aement I doubt It they are as interested as they
should e; esriity the do not o thm work ther
should. It may be that the lack of opportunity
has forced women to speelalise, so faw farmers
are ready to gIv them a chance as general farm
belpers On the other had there are ot enoughl
wome farm managers to meet the demand for
them. He, I belIev, is teb biggest Sield ot work
open to women today and it is a field, as ye, al
most uncharted."
A mow comes to tamind the quertlon-what
are the agrieultural college. dolng far the girs
bar tn. be walked acros th utrC
mumadig his deinfss
t Yex Ow.n seal
We better to stemupt said Na tow
re fAarli te r 5W Clut IN
l"Momar. a a. publi c esd s
ýs -0 On m. urns wb War
Set a jeY mum stLea b
a. gb oo to in. Aserm mod h
rm els~ on 44~ 4 ser
who want to farm?" And as you look acroa m_
states, from state college to state college. I
see the College of 3Mssachusetts at Amherst hain
lng out, well above the rest. Here there Is a id
mltory for a hundred agricultural women aid e
registration to nearly fill the house. Here he
there Is an employment department for the we
en, with an enthusiastlc director, Miss Marge
Hamlin, Who finds practice work for the glib is
their summer months. Last summer she plaUa
40 girls In farm jobs and could have placed be
times that many. Yet when Miss Hamlin her
this work about two years ago the farmers of a
sachusetts had no notion of taking the girl I
seriously.
The avdrage agricultural college throughest it
country has an enrollment of from one , of
girls annually. These are the girls who lite
Moose of Kansas, simply will not be dowaed.
are going Into farming If the sky falls; they
been told by everybody how very certanl tbhq
to fall. The dean of the college Is ns.all
first person to encourage them, for many ati
state colleges see and recognize the big rite
for women In thIs field, If they are withmu
or capital they are not encouraged to thlM
will be easy sailing for under them
it Is not easy saillng for a man. The srmw
that apply to the man who wants to be a
apply also to the young woman. And sl
the added handicap that very few farmers
any Idea of her true wrth as a farm hss~.
There are exceptions to.ths last role.
W. 'Sprague of Boston, whl has a aumbemr t
farms at Ram Island. Cape Rilhabuh, Msal
so Impressed with the value ef farm wsma
he has seven of them on his plaeg. ASU ae
cultural college produts, Miss Lqae ., a
sachusetta woman, has charge of the idfe
goes from one farm to another direetng tb
managrs in the care of their stock. a e s
the farms Misr Signe Jehbsea Is the
and Miss Manse Sehafae i la charge oft e
or the care of the milk. Miss Jean Hogarti
Hate of an English horticultural school, bad
of the poultry on this farm lat summr.'
girl, an agriculteural stdent, ran the aib
and there were 'two women gardeneram.
Another enthusiastie employer of waom bi
an Dimock of the Dimock orchards, Eys
Vermont. Mr. Dimock writes: "Our whale
of farming has been changed to tlllss the
educated girl. We are training them for
positions and enlarglng our operateiss M
make places for them. While man-pmows
ways be necessary on a farm, still a farm
speclalised ptil women can advan
practically all of the responsible posiIes,
are enthusiastle advocates of young
farm workers,"
One agency, the Woman's National
Garden association is doing much. both
country and in England to open this big
outdoor work for women. The Amerlc
of this asoiatloo has national oases t
Stevens building. Chicago, and breath
New York, Boston and elsewbert At them
an enploynamat service is oered to th
woman arm-worker. In order to t111
who wants to be a armer and who
but no fa al meps2 scholarships
lyt lva t grls for study at the vae
tural colleges. And third, but by as
amailest part of this work. Is a markiter
oeprated for the hneMat of the farm wa
the farer' wife, who has better aad Ip
goods, h , all mets of things for sate i
qtM. Thb ,mana often ceagt
dt#n mart and Iras a. meam or ofi e
tems for her small crop or outpult 1Et*
man market of the New England rm
~rP and Garuen assedt i ~ e es -
mttoes of Boston, sellng yearly thoensa
kra worth of oods teor the farm wese
England. These are tho products of the
loned woman farmer, if she may he
the ucolaeled woman. The new armat
qulte a dlferent sort; she is well
all the sientife knowledge so neeamn ._
fErm today. She goes onto the farm $1
brother waould go, to get the best out t
and to keep It rlighLt And she markate
he would do, In the open markets of the
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