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 - . Busy Women. Soldiering and running the...
. Busy Women. Soldiering and running the engines on railroads are about the only oc cupations that man can call his own all the rest of the work-a-day work-a-day work-a-day work-a-day work-a-day world he must share with women. In the domestic and civil fields the scramble for a livelihood has brought out the Ingenuity and Industry of women to points hitherto considered beyond the pale of profit or propriety. See what gentle woman dares! Mrs. Maria Beasley has Invented a barrel machine that rolls out 1,600 barrels daily. Miss Lillian Small, of Cape Cod, spends her time spying through a telescope on the lookout for passing ships, and tele graphs their coming to Boston. Miss Cora Kimball, ot Moultrie, La., belongs to th Southeastern Bill Posters' As sociation, and thereby has the ezdu slve rglht to have the billboards 'of Moultrie pasjjed and plastered with ad vertising posters. Miss Alice Hughes, an artistic young American, was the fortunate founder of the "picture hat," and went to London for a wider field in which to -have -have It flourish. The directory directory of Dawson City, containing much valuabje mining Information of the Yukon region, was arranged by an enterprising enterprising young womai. Miss Fan nie Carpenter, a New York attorney, has just pocketed a 176,000 fee for win. nlng a case in the court of appeals. Mies Mary Shepard, of San Buena Ventura, Cal., has a flower ranch cover ing 1,000 aores. The profit in the bus iness Is derived from the sale of seeds and not " of blossoms. Mrs, Francis Benedict was the first person to see the ponlt and profit in making a business business of writing catching aneV fetching advertisements. It Is printed in heavy head lines that many of the women of the London smart set are interested in trade, ranging from establishments for the fitting and making of ' swell shirt waists, to the setting of precious stones. There Is said to be a demand for professional trunk-packers, trunk-packers, trunk-packers, for professional story-tellers, story-tellers, story-tellers, for professional professional "minders of youngsters" (when the mother takes an occasional outing), outing), for professional. .tying of bows at ribbon counters, In fact the woman woman who learns to do something better than anybody else in her locality is quite apt to find a paying demand for her chosen calling. r

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  1. Arkansas Democrat,
  2. 14 Sep 1901, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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