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The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts • 68

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jHB SUNDAY! GLOBES SEPTEMBER 81, 1924 How Many Days Farmers Work Why Must a Woman's Name 8 'PATTMn SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1924 Change With Her Marriage Stirs Hadlocks Mills Deeply H. Ford Starts Debate That May last All Winter Checking Up on Otis ivv A. AS ABOUT WITH M. E. HENNESSY is? ss.

IT mm IMIM- aall 9mm Warn Mil HI mt OH I 'rU Law t. "It Shouldn't!" Exclaims One Boston Woman, Who Uses Her Husband's Name Only When She Pleases But Another Says There Are Good and Sufficient Reasons By J. O. Whittemore SMB. mn.

HT can't the farmers of the fvw pi vi Mn. Ott 12. li ijuviff. on ss. pointing oat to those who lira in a State where public participation In Oomomrat ia not impossible, and who refuse through disgust or despair to participate, that there is a fallacy la each a riew of the conduct or public affaire.

Vasptendld Isolation In reality, that attitude amounts to a measuring of the state Aa It is. with the State Aa It Might Be. and discovering, in the Inescapable differences, an excuse for doing nothing to remove them. Of course no Stats seer was, is. or will be.

ideal. Nor will it progress toward better-as It might, so long; aa any who may haes part In speeding it. refuse to West take a leaf out of the practical book of eelf-help of T- Mtk AlbWt M. Tk late Oriaf tW wmm wiemtrmsmm far to capacity wklca dBractaa tW tlkoaclita tat "Thm matter is doted and will not be reopened," officially replied the Assistant Secre-Xmxy of the Interior last week when some Washington women protested to him that although they are married they want to keep their unmarried names. Officially it may be settled women department workers may be obliged to sign their married names in order to get their pay checks; but the larger question of whether a woman should take a new noma when she takes a husband will not be settled as long as the little band of Lucy Stoners keep up the agitation for married women with maiden names.

They are an advance guard, as determined pioneers as the first suffrage workers. In today's Globe two happily married you ng women, well known in Boston, give their opposing views of the question Katharine Morey of Brookline, who is sometimes known as Mrs Herbert Pinkham, tells why she thinks it absurd to expect a woman to give up the name she has been known by all her single life. And Mrs Samuel Barron Jr, an actively practicing Boston lawyer, tells why she gladly gave up the name under which she first became known in legal circles Miss Jennie Loitman when she added home and family duties to her professional tasks. from tofat to ted bm promoted was In th Winter an' li.ln't count. pU he went four different demonstrations o' hen cullln', seed dphorn-In' cattle an' such exercises this Spring Then he took In th' county grange of this county, also as a Visitor Pomonas o' Washington, Waldo an' Somerset counties, takin' about three days each, goln', stayin'.

an' "They got Otis let on that went up t' Aroostlck for a week to th' Dunham fambly re-ulon, because he thought there wouldn't be many more chances t' see his grandfather, who was on 96, an' he had t' go to th' reunion of his wife's folks, th' Spinneys, down t' Meddybemps, which took up fou days, as he broke a spring on hie flivver, Th' wet weather set him back on his plantin', he sez. "Wa-a-a-1, Otis had th' facts an' fig. Ri r.H prove that he worked stlddy ail throuSh hayln' nine days, not recknla out two days they was held up by break-down of th' mowin' mashea an "Th' Ice cream added Ifj Spiller. I tie Cewt ia As Uff kad ia ef tryiac of HADLOCKS MILLS, Me "Wot's all that commotion out there wot's them old sea-lions roarin' about now?" Cap'n Pelog Ifeuinn wanted to know as stamped into Grindle's store and pause a moment for information before "hauling alongside" the rroup of weUr6wn citizens who gather from force of habit around the stove, not yet In commission for the season, although Grlndle occasionally creates a little cheer with broken boxes and rubbish, with much smoke, which excites adverse and somewhat caustic criticism. "Wa-a-a-1, Cap'n, I dunno's I know, considerlh' that they dunno themselves, a fact of which I Jest informed some of them, who attackted a few plain statements I happened t' drop by th' way o' startln' a little pleasin' an' profitable discussion of some of th' topics of th' day.

"They ses I was always on th' olt side an' tryin' start a argymlnt, which is one thing I alluz avoid. As I have often said, making a few observations about well-known an' authenticated facts ain't agymlnt. It is eddicatlon, or somethln' like it. But my well-meanln' efforts often don't signify." "Wot started 'em this time?" Cap'n Qulnn wanted to know. "Wa-a-a-1, I happened drop In a few words kind o' quiet like, oth" effect that one Henery Ford has conferred a great boon on th' committees for th' good of th' order of th' numerous granges of th' order of Pay-trons of Husbandry of this fair land, by hclpln 'em out with suggestions for subjects o' de-bate th" comin' busy season.

told, wail tacks ef tao law wate Jaatka Aa lawyers smoked daam Could in literature, on the stage. Maude Adams be a "Mrs?" Could. wmm sitttag ia tu mat, piLliaa qaidlj at a cotacob pipe Ftaally aaa ef th Uwyara toned to hist, tritk a Motion aa to what ao By KATHARINE A. MOREY (Mrs Herbert Pinkham) mmBmmm9Uma aMmmmmmmmm No woman who Abstention contributes to the con-ttnuancs of the very things that stir disgust. Mora The moment one be gins to withdraw from participation In public affairs because or disgust at their misconduct, logically he Is rips tor other withdrawals.

His activities in other spheres of Using will teach him that shortcomings exist there, too. The result is likely to bo an Increasing selfishness, aa Benedetto Crocs, the Italian philosopher bss pointed out. One msy end by slaying man joys bs might get from living fully Great spirits la the human record Euripides. Socrates, Pericles taaaalit aa tao topic Ho boat tttas I the name question Is better understood. It bas declined somewhat in the last few years, I notice or since the passage of the suffrage amendment which, in some degree, prepared the public mind for a little more Independence among women.

I know that in certain business ventures of mine I found some opposition three or four years ago where no questions are asked today. Since my marriage I nave engaged in various activities under my own aaa wttk ia good evideaca," oj5 has seriously decided to keep her own name will be more than mildly Interested in the semiofficial news that married women employes of a certain Government department 1TH the quickening of the paign. two fac- before the polit rname. using it even In court as ad ical stteatJoo of the country, bearing ministratrix of an estate, and nevet have found any actual difficulty. clause to oawgslar and healthy the Maine potato growers, whose association, instead of knocking at the door of the White House for financial assistance, arranged a $1,000,000 loan to harvest and market their crop this year? Surely the Western farmer has as much brains as the Maine husbandman, but he has more new-fashioned economists representing him in Washington, who want to dip into Uncle Sam's Treasury and help themselves to other people's money.

Magnus Johnson and others want the Government to fix the price of wheat, but ond hears no demand from Aroostook County for fixing the price of potatoes. That is believed to be determined by the law of supply and demand. This million dollars didn't come from Wall or State Streets, either. It was furnished by Maine banks, but the Westerner will tell you that the banks In his section haven't the money to loan. A bank that hasn't money to loan Is a pretty useless institution, Maybe somebody will tell President Coolldge when he is reviewing the Holy Name parade today the story, current in Boston after a similar demonstration a few years ago.

The marchers started in mid afternoon and the tall end of the procession had not arrived, when darkness settled down on the marching host. "My," declared a Beacon st woman, to her- maid, "I never dreamed that there were so many Catholics in Boston." mam," said the maid, "thim are only the ones that don't swear." No longer can the jokesmith compare the Irish Navy with the Swiss Navy. In his talk to a group of prominent business men in Boston last week, Senator James G. Douglas, vice president of the Senate of the Irish Free State, told them with a merry twinkle in his eye that at last Erin could boast of a Navy, consisting of two small gunboats. The last Senator Douglas heard of the Irish Navy, it was chasing French poachers out of Irish waters.

Some years ago, a well-known Bos-tonian saw, In a New York shop window, a fine picture of the ill-fated battleship Maine, which was blown up in Havana Harbor. He bought it to play a joke on a friend in this city, who kept a wet haberdashery on Washington st, not far from Kneeland st. He got an artist friend to remove ti'e Stars and Stripes from the maathead and substitute the green flag of Erin, and he had him erase Maine from the prow of the ship and inscribed, "The Pride of Erin." The recipient of tfci picture was a devoted friend of Irish freedom and went into ecstasies over the gift. He bought an expensive gold frame for it and displayed it In th: window of his druiking emporium. The picture attracted much attention and was the occasion of many a heated sidewalk argument, which usually ended either in a fisticuff or adjournment to the bar to renew the discussion.

It was surprising to see now many apparently intelligent people the camouflaged Maine fooled. It was the talk of the neighborhood and at times the crowd that gathered to admire or dispute the claim that Ireland had a navy was so great that the police had to be summoned to clear the sidewalk. Finally, the captain of the police pre placed Importance. One Is the stress large number of about polit Mary PIckford? Many people firmly believe that the keeping of the real name by women is a fad, a fancy, an affectation, a very small and a very feeble riot in the general rebellion of the dependent sex. But it has a significance.

It certainly tends away from the general scheme of dependence dependence for a name, for a roof, for bread, for the little luxuries that so many women wheedle out of reluctant and Independent husbands. Neither dependence for a name for dependence for a living is very stimulating to womankind, though both are probably more or less painfully necessary under present economic conditions. No man who had lived to the age of 20 or 30 years would consider changing hjs name practically starting life anew. Yet a woman may have a brilliant college career, may make a place for herself in business or in one of the professions, and then, marrying, drop out of sight completely. With the loss of her name there often comes the dwindling of ambition, it may be noticed.

The deadly "settling" process of marriage, so deplored by our modern social critics, often has its beginnings in the loss of the woman's identity her name. Dante. Michelangelo. Leonardo. Goethe.

Wagner. Milton. Montaigne all did better work for mankind and achieved finer expression in their own fields because they were willing to take a hand In public affairsIn politics. It is the ssms with every type in society. Not by skulking; ia our tents Is ths struggle swung toward better ends, but by fulfilling, each In the noblest and Recreation for the Hard Working "Otis sez that he thought any hard, working man should have a little reo.

reation, so he went to th' Bangor Fair, an' th' Bluehlll Fair, an th' Ellsworth Fair, an' th' Monroe Fair, an' th' Bel. fast Fair, an' th Exeter Fair an' th Cherryfleld Fair, an' th' Ja an' bein' on th' county committee he put In a week with hU flivver in th" flyin' squadron that campaigned for Brewster. He sez that he's goln' t' Bit some pay for that tut he ain't sure. "Then as some incidentals, Otis cavo two days' work t' help shingie tV meet'n' house, went down th' bay for a week deep-sea fishin' stock up for Winter" "Fish cost him three times as much as he could buy 'em of you for," contributed Mr Spiller. "An was layed up In th' hcW a week with a b'il on th' back of hi neck an' a crick in th' back.

"Wa-a-a-1, Suez an' Sol they kind o' kept run o' th' intensive farmin' program of Otis an' as near as jf could figger he had put in about thut-teen days with his overalls on. Otis was madder'n a hatter when they 1 him so an' they ain't got done argyfyln yet. "Wa-a-a-1, as I was savin'. Mr H. Ford's mebbe right or mebbe he ain't, but I don't think it Will be any turribW revolution in farmin' with some folks I know t' do all their farmin' in 25 days if they have help nough an' machinery an' good weather an' can be pre-vailed upon t' stay t' home an' not go rovin' off.

But it will be a pro-liflc subjiet for th' grange de-baters. ical methods. Ties other Is a sadden awakening to the fact that teas than percent of the eligible voters cast ballots la the last Presidential contest. Dvabtiess much of the uacom- Washington K.tksrtso A. More? must 8lfn their "married names" to the payroll.

There is no law In the land compelling woman to take her husband's name, and-as far as I have been able to discover there are no legal obstacles to retaining the so called maiden name In all clrcum atancss. That any department at Washing-ton. or any number or departments, actually hoped to Impede the movement toward name Independence would bs strange newa. Such tac-1 1 would ho several years behind the times. The Idea ta already firmly established and the practice of It Is growing every day.

I doubt very much if nil ths conservative talent th Washington could withhold, the pay envelope of a woman who, accustomed to use her own name, refused to sign her husband's name on a payroll. vttality today ia political crtt- way. the work hs Is fitted for. Man Might Use Wife's Name Often, certainly, it is of great advantage to a woman to take her husband's name. Quite as often, perhaps, it might be to the man's advantage to forget his own name and adopt his wife's.

In England there are many instances where women of nobility have not only retained their own names in marriage, but have handed those names to their husbands. When a woman discards her own name and takes her husband's she discards her own identity and takes his. This sometimes brings complications; the woman cannot engage in any undertaking of her own without involving her husband's identity. This situation often arises in business and professional work, and as women grow interested in to retreat before any stg contact. By sincere contrl- life fa enriched.

And contrtbu- 25 Days a Year Enough "Many committees has ruther run ashore for subjicts. "Th- question resolved that th' farmer's wife works harder than th' farmer la gittin' about played out, as one side knows th' other side's signals an' crosses 'em up. An' th' question "Is dlggln' clams fishln' or farm-in'?" interjected Sol Spllier, the town humorist, who happened along. "Th questions suggested in a brief noospaper article this Mr Ford has succeeded in gittin' printed dotter last all Winter. I dunno this Mr Ford, but th' name sounds familiar.

I think he runs a gag-rage somewheres. Mebbe he give some re-porter a spare tire or a copper oil-can print th' piece for him they say sou can get almost anything printed if you know how t' go about it right. "Wa-a-a-1, this Mr Ford he sez that all a farmer need t' work is 25 days a year; that cows is a noosance an' sympathetic milk can be made outter wheat an slch that's jest as good as cow's milk an' no danger of any ge'ms in it; that th' hoss eats his head off an' ain't wuth his keep, an' that th' farmer fubs around all day doin' nothiu' an' gits all tuckered out, when he might be workln' in th' plumbin' shop in th' forenoon an' hoeln' taters in th' afternoon, notwith-standin' th' fact, as I observed casually t' my friends here, that if a farmer worked in a plumbin' shop In th' forenoon he could hire someone t' hoe his 'taters while he could de-vote himself t' recreation." KtSBB delists from the re eolations of asasguseiaaaeat to which the Nails was treated last Winter, and frosa Has sabaegaoat spat tails of the two old party uaaeaatlaae. Ad nay rata, a ftood of dlacnssloa about law need for a surgical operation though It be but the active of a protest. Is a creative addition to affaire that clamor for creative support.

to Jar Stock Questions Answered There are certain stock onosttrtna politics it will become increasingly ith the result embarrassing. In the work of thaw always asked of the married wom- national Woman's party at Washing The Other Extreme On the opposite end off the scale to those that refuse participation In public affairs because off disgust srs tboee that refuse to pat reason In control off their participation. These are ths impassioned folk in politics, with whom, ss Thomas Jefferson remarked, it is as useless to discuss Issues or hope to get things solved as It would be to dispute mad ball pos Actually, both those phases of cur-tssat political affairs belong together The ordinary non-voter usually fc hi -s. though ho may fall to run them to earth and tag them. of bis mors articulate WIiat'H the Wimmin Say I "It ain't nothln' new about farmers workin' part of th' time in the city an part of -th' time on th' farm.

A good carpenter or stone-mason, or brick, layer can earn enough in th' city keep his farm goln in good shape-so I'm told. "They's one thing that's bound come up when th' debaters get work on the H. Ford propositions. Th' wiffl mln will say that they'd like see any man who can plan out wimmins' work on th' farm be Jammed into 25 days a year an' done right. "Wa-a-a-1, I dunno about farmin', but when it comes t' keepin a country store they's 365 Intensive days a year-an' that's why I have serious Intentions of sellin' out an' buyla' a farm.

I'm not sure whether I want a place on ths main highway or on a cross-road" "Henery is gettin' th farmers all shook up," declared Mr Spiller. cinct in which the saloon was situated i who are today subjecting to the micros ope Those Same Old Prejudice Old-school Iswyers (many such are holding Government office) wag solemn heada at any proposal for rescuing the married woman's name from obscurity. The same heada have wagged at every advancement, great and small, among women. But though the practicing lawyer will often say, offhand, thst use of the mslden name Is Illegal, none of them haa ever, to my knowledge, produced any legal backing for his opinion. No Stats law, no national law, no word in the English Common law disputes a woman's right to heep and uae her name.

Most women who retain their names In marriage do so in the faco of a certain public prejudice. It Is ths same prejudice that fought education for women, women in Industry, women's clubs, women's ballot rights, and that made social outcast, not so very many years ago, of the "working girl." I think that prejudice will decline rapidly when sMsribrve la Democratic gov- session of the road. The passionate voter always a passionate partisan. Hs does more active harm to good government than an who has retained her own name. One is: "If you are to be introduced as Miss how is anyone to know you are married?" It never seems to occur to them to wonder at the domestic status of a man introduced as "Mr Of what possible concern can it be to a casual acquaintance whether or not a woman is married? Another Infallible question is: "What does you husband think of this Idea?" My husband thinks of it what any husband would be likely to think if he bothered to think about it at all which is to say that he approves of it heartily- I think that the identity of names will receive more and more attention from women until it becomes so general that it receives no attention at all, sinking gently to the placid level of another national habit.

ton during the suffrage amendment campaigns, many women who wished to take part were prevented by the handicap of their husband's names, especially where the husbands were Government officials. The same difficulty would be found in almost any direction a woman turned, unless her husband was actually associated with her. In the matter of commercial value there are plenty of examples of the high price set upon- established names. Commercially the name of a concern is often its sole assets under the item of "good will." Socially the value of a name is never intentionally forgotten, as we discover in the newspapers' persistent mention of a prominent matron's real name, in parentheses following the name of her husband. Professionally we need only consider the significance of a thousand brilliant names in art.

ansasat entirely, tike Mr H. the brilliant editor off ths op one Htbasls. the despairing non-The latter sees evils and re Yet even these are unable to attention from our pol io the baaJ- save "the charm of Their opinions sre BtJgsgbhK Mi worth sent word to the proprietor of the place to remove the picture from the window, or he would be obliged to lodge a complaint against him for blocking the sidewalk and interfering with street traffic. Until the crime of 1920, the spurious picture 'occupied a prominent position over the bar of the establishment. Enough drinks were bought during arguments over it to float a battleship.

On one occasion two disputants approached the proprietor to settle the controversy which had been raging for an hour or more. "My friend heire," said the more bibulous of the contenders, "has bet me $10 that the Irish have no navy and we have agreea to let you settle the wager." "Sure they have a navy," said the barkeep. "They have!" exclaimed the spokesman with injured surprise. "Where do they keep it?" "Where do they keep It?" answered the betting judge. "That's a secret.

You didn't see much of the English Navy during the World War, did you?" Tom Taggart, Democratic boss of Indiana, was In Boston last week. His eagle eye chanced to light on a newspaper story regarding Hoosler politics which did not square with the facts as Thomas knew them, and he sat down and penned a note to the paper pointing Reg'lar Slave Driver "Well, wot of it! I don't know but what there's some sense to that argument. I wouldn't have a horse or cow on my place 1 never see a real square-rigged, deep-water sailor-man that would, after he hauls up an' wants keep things shipshape. Some o' these eel-grass skippers an' kil'-wood droghers may go on t' livestock, but none for mine. Wot does Mr Candige have say about it?" inquired Cap'n Quinn.

"Wa-a-a-I, th' Apostle o' Cheerfulness has been havln' a turrible wordy encounter with Otis Dunham, followin' a few openin' re-marks by myself from th text contained in th' gospel o' Ford, which sez that 25 days a year intensive farmin' is all a farmer needs t' farm if he hires help an' uses machinery. "All I sez was that Mr H. Ford must be a reg'lar slave-driver an' cruel taskmaster expect that farmers should wear themselves all out an' be broken down ol' men before their time workin' 25 days a year. I sez that they wasn't a farmer within' 25 miles of th' hearin' of my voice that worked intensive equil t' two weeks in a year, an' some not that much. I sez it jest start some-thin'.

"Wa-a-a-1, Otis he flared up in a second. He sez that th' farmer was th' hardist worked class in th' world, toil-in' from daylight dark, year in an' year out, gittin' a livin' from among th" rocks by th' sweat an' perspiration of their eyebrows, robbed of much of th' honest revenoo of their farms by hard-flsted an' graspin' produce-buyers, loaded down to th' breakin' p'int by excessive taxes, never goin' nowhere nor doin' nawthin' but work, work, work, an" bein' th" butt an' ridicule of th' world as jokes with hayseed In their hair, when th' avridge farmer ain't got no hair t' have hayseed Into. combat eagles to rage. It ta, at bot-toae. wholly ssnotlsss.

a furlooa hot meaningless Joust of staffed shirts, actors, quacks and shadows. The result la worth no man's con- Mrs" Is Title iVo Woman Should Hesitate to Bear But Should Be Proud fuses to coo front them becauae off dtagnit about inctrumenta and a false view of progress. The former divides nil ths world Into two camps: bis own and that off "the scoundrels or Idiots" who refuse to see. eye for eye. with him.

His opinions are reared, by virtue off his surrender of intelligence to passion, upon specious bates, groundless fears snd whatever perversions off available truth personally minded campaign directora and candidates offer him Ail his views of ths opposition are taken through the spectacles proffered him by bis shrewd political mentors. When ths exploiters off emotionalism In political campaigns can man No sound canes will gain any Good Authority Dora one morning refused to get up. When all other means had failed to coax her out of bed, her uncle, a very distinguished man of great learning, was called. "Why won't you get up, my child?" he asked. "Why, Uncle Henry, didn't you tell me to do what the Bible says?" "Yes, certainly." "Well, the Bible doesn't believe in early rising: it says it's a waste of time." Now the uncle is somewhat of an authority on the Bible, out he was not equal to Dora.

For once in his life he was nonplussed. "You listen, went on the child, in reply to his exclamation of astonish ment; and, opening her Bible, she read the second verse of the 127th Tsalm with great emphasis: "It Is vain for you to rise up early." Kansas City Star. how victory It lasts. It la at least "What's in a namef That which we colt a rose By any other name would teem ss Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 4 By MBS JESSIE LOITMAN BABBON Using the combination of a woman's maiden name, plus her husband's surname, designates her relationship to her husband and family. Some might argue, the same should apply to the husband.

Probably it should. In some countries the husband does add his wife's maiden name upon marriage. Some incorrectly claim that the custom of woman adding her husband's surname is merely a relic of the days when a man owned his wife as a chattel, and therefore branded her with his name. A wife does not add the name of her hus genuinely Term Views Those who betters deaaocracy ta workable, bat despair of the kind of tail rennets available to make it pet form acnaa fully, make ap a targe group off the now-voters. Dis-fjawt either active or passive, com-tstads them.

Taw voter who Is mere- out the errors In the article and inform MRS BARRON name?" Men have had the prerogative so long, and they are so good and chivalrous to us women, they tip their hats, they open the door for us. and they give us a seat in the trolley cars at least they are supposed to that we ought not to begrudge them this little advantage, if it be any. When a doctor graduates from the medical school, as a symbol of his proficiency in the field of medicine, and is given the degree of 'MD" and is addressed as "Dr" A woman, as a symbol of her "achieving a husband" and entering the domain of family life, is given the decree of "M-r-s." and is called "Mrs" 1 True homemaking, as distinguished from the mere mechanics of house Both custom and expediency show the desirability of women adopting their husband's surnames after marriage, as they have done for centuries. It Is so pleassnt to run with custom, that twdlffoffs.nl la one of them. Fairly age to heat op thumping following of this sort and rids into power epos It they Ignore responsibility In office snd ths sky la the limit off their thieveries and betrayals.

When they manage to win only a email following they ere either defeated or Impelled to healthy restraints The non-voter, though he chooses ths wrong wny, Sims to resist personally minded mountebanks In public affairs. The passionate voter offers -It arias. The thiaaa I have la mind T' things I have in band because of ownership by him, but to designate her relationship to her family. The dictionaries tell us that surnames at first were personal epithets which identified a man by reference, for example, to his home, his father's one hesitates to Lotiwoo nam cnange unless shout a better eocloty aad a better Government win lose because they are sot getting any show at all He keeping, is a career in itself. It no deSatte things, political snd himself ss bulwsrk to protect them.

art no wny of by elections So ho etaya home. Wftfc taw frank diabelierer la except A question off far more Importance than who shall bs President Is. saya sa eminent political historian. "What can bo done to make It easier for man to use his Intelligence to help solve some of the problems now forced upon public attention" Some day. bo believes, "a genuinely pro Music at Milking Time "Wa-a-a-1, Mr Candage took th' opposite side an' sez that they was a time when the farmers worked 30 hours out of the 24, but them days are gone f'r-ever.

Sol Spiller he kind o' helped out Suez a little, then egged on Otis. "Otis sez that he wanted to know if mllkin' 15 cows twice a day wasn't some work, 'sides feedin' 'em an' beddln' 'em down an' all that. Then Sol went on t' say that th' last time he was out by Otis' place he dropped in t' look ovwr stock at milkin' time an' Otis had all th' cows connected up to th' electric milkin' machine an' was settln' on a stool playln' tunes on a harmonica to 'em i. "He was playln' 'It Ain't Goln Rain No added Sol with a grin. "Wa-a-a-1, Otis he sez that course that saved a little time, but farm life was drudgery couldn't go nowheres.

Then Suez an' Sol they kind dis-sect-ed Otis an' give him th' fifth de-gree. "Otis had t' admit that some fellers come along with a gasoline saw an' sawed up his wood for him, an' he give th' Boy Scouts a cord for their club-room if they'd put In and pile up th' rest, an' upon th' whole he didn't know as he had worked much on th' woodpile this year, but in his ltfe he had sawed and split a pile as high as Mt Katahdln. ing the editor that Indiana would go Democratic In November by a majority satisfactory to all Davis men. You can't slur Hooslerdom when Tom Taggart is around and get away with It. Age has mellowed him.

Time has been kind to blm and Fortune has smiled on him. Those who know Tom Taggart don't begrudge him all he has. Even in his early days, when he was a struggling young hotel man In Indianapolis, Tom Taggart, with a house full of youngsters of his own, always saw to It that the poor of his neighborhood never went to bed hungry or cold Christmas eve. 4 Gen Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces over seas during the World War, went on the retired list of the Army last week in the blaze of the glory of Defense Day. Of his military prowess, there can be little question, but that was dimmed by his unpopularity among the rank and file of the Doughboys, because of his aloof nes.

Americans made every one of their successful generals in command of vlotorious armies President, beginning with Washington, but Pershing is allowed to retire with little or no acclaim, just as they soon forgot Dewey, the hero of Manila Bay. Public opinion is a. fickle thing. Even Republics are sometimes ungrateful. -ft A lot of Britishers were shocked when they read of Premier Ramsay MacDonald's endowed motor car, the gift of a brother biscuit making Scot and baronet, but they are delighted over the Prince of Wales' purchase of a ranch In Canada, where he breeds horses.

Did some fairy godmother furnish the Prince the money to buy hltf Alberta real estate, or did it come out of the pockets of the taxpayers of England? Certainly. His Royal Highness never earned the money to go ranching, but if the Prince learns either to stay on or off of a horse perhaps the question where he got the purchase Established March 4, 1S72 (Evening Edition First issued March 7. 1S78) THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOB First Issued Oct 14. 1877 SUBSCRIPTION RATES THE DAILY (JLOBE (ilommff or f-'w-ing Bditiont -Postal Zoa aad S. Including all of New England i except Northern Maine).

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All rlghti of republication of special dispatches herein are alao reserved The Globe assumes no financial raspontri-bUtty for typographical errors in advertisements, but will reprtnt thst part of ss advertisement tn which the tvpojrrapbieal error occurs If the error affects the valov of the same. Advertisers will please notify the management Immediately of any e'twr which may occur. there Is good reason for doing so. Those who would advocate breaking a new path should show why ws should leave the well-trodden one. I advocate that women continue the custom of adding their husband's surname tor other reasons than one's dislike for overcoming the Inertia of starting a new habit.

To change custom Is to disarrange matters, and one should not disarrange without Improving. For women to retain their maiden names after marriage would sorely disarrange matters, and would just as surely fall to Improve them. There Is no reason for women dropping their own names entirely, but there is ample reason for adding their husband's name. "Mary Jones" when married to "Henry Smith." should not become "Mrs Henry Smith." but should become "Mrs Mary Jones Smith." I believe in addition, but not In subtraction. name or his occupation.

A combination of a woman's maiden name plus her husband's surname with the Mrs prefixed, seems to be the best identification of her relationship to her family life, which Is the essential addition made by her upon marriage. We are told that even in Russia, under the Bolshevik regime, whicb la not particularly noted for retaining custom, there is a law requiring a married couple to adopt a common name, whether it is the husband's or the wife's. This shows the desirability, even on the part of those who would institute innovations, of retaining a common name as a designation of the family unit, which is the foundation of society. tor I SM las, when It has told boM lauaaslBilj a poo ths Imagine -tvms of whole popatotions, when, ta gressive political party will be formed to It. they Sad inspiration longer means isolating one's self within the four walls of the home, but bringing to the home and to the children a rounded experience and knowledge of the world, and an interest in impersonal questions.

Such a position deserves a title, and the title of "Mrs" is one that no woman should hesitate to bear, but should be proud to assume. Marriage Is the beginning of a fuller activity and a richer social sense. Men, when entering into a business partnership, generally grace the firm with a combination of the names of the partners. A woman, therefore, should not hesitate to add a name which would designate the lifelong partnership she has entered with her husband. In case of a dissolution of this partnership through divorce proceedings the law provides that a woman may petition the court for the resumption of her maiden name.

The vast majority of women marry when young and when they have not yet established a reputation beyond (Continued on, Pago 16) polltfref la the light It their buckler of defense, their sword of attack upon the festering evils amid which la this country which will draw np program thst will enable the average citizen to preserve his or her sanity In order to form rational opinions on public Government, to be serviceable, must be a mutter of reason and cooperation. The more both these elements are brought into it by citizenship the more consonant It will become with the better desires of self-governing democracy. they bAitle It la scarcely pertinent to suggest that ths thing to do if bp drop the whole labor and return to different principle which, during Family "the One" Now In law, husband and wife are presumed to be one, and in ancient times the husband was "the one." Now the husband is not "the the family is "the one" and therefore should have one common name. "Why not adopt She mothers A Little More Prying "By a little pryin'. Otis admitted that he was over t' Ellsworth on th' Jury for 'leven days, ah' he went up to th' State Colllge for th' farmers' week learn how t' keep farm accounts, train bees, do prunin" an' graftln' an' mix Bordeaux an' sprayln' stun', but that Unit ot Family Lite Marriage is the beginning ot a new unit of family life.

There should be some nomenclature attached to those composing the family which would show their relationship to it. aerlesoe. baa reaoatodly proved ln- Uncle Dudley, money Is or mils importance. aomo use-per hs pa in 2e thersrls I i.

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