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  • Creager, Phil Sheridan
    Introduction: The recent political upheaval in this state has done more to set the mind of the Kansan at worst considering his condition and surroundings than anything else save the danger of imminent destruction could ...
  • Worden, Edith
    Introduction: The woman of today who would make her home a model of all it should be in point of beauty, cleanliness, healthfulness, and opportunities for ever larger development, must be the mistress of many sciences. If ...
  • Ellis, Lucy
    Introduction: Pleasure does not consist in doing just what one likes or pleases, that is a mere determination of the will. But it is rather a kind of feeling which stimulates the will to action tending to sustain or produce ...
  • Wilson, Clare A.
    Introduction: Since wheat so nearly meets the requirements for a perfect food, it will doubtless hold its place for ages to come as in ages past, as the staple element of man’s diet. No other grain contains the elements ...
  • Potter, George Percival
    Introduction: One of the greatest problems confronting the American people of to-day is the food supply. In the United States we consume something like 14,000,000 tons of grain as human food and about 6,000,000 tons of ...
  • Tulloss, James Otis
    Introduction: Evolution of thought is as inevitable as is the evolution of plants, animals, or individuals. Only a few years ago, it was the idea of the colleges of the land, to teach Latin, Greek, French, German and the ...
  • Kimball, Ned
    Introduction: Writer, inventor, artist, sculptor, translator and politician, a man well schooled in many things, though absolutely perfect in none, a man of high character, of an even temper and of kind disposition; a man ...
  • Rader, Frederick Ellsworth
    Introduction: There was a time when wind and water were the only natural motive forces at man’s command. They are both forces of nature made subservient by man for industrial purposes. We may witness the destructive effects ...
  • Cotton, Charlotte Mabel
    Introduction: “Bright gems of Earth in which perchance we see what Eden was – what Paradise may be.” Without them life would not seem so bright to us, and to the true lover of nature they are as costly gems. They are found ...
  • Thompson, Sarah Pauline
    Introduction: Ever since the history of the world began it has been woman’s mission to make and keep the home, to prepare women for future home-keeping, to train men for battle and, later in the stage of civilization, for ...
  • Parkinson, Fannie
    Introduction: Blessed is he who has found his work; let him seek no other blessedness,” says Carlyle. And may we not say as much for woman – Blessed is she who has formed her work? Perhaps no one but the woman who toils ...
  • Finley, Emma
    Introduction: Not many years ago there were in the popular mind, but three professions—law, theology and medicine, more recent thought however has added two more, teaching and journalism. The latter is included because the ...
  • Milner, Madeline Wade
    Introduction: Victor Hugo says, “this is woman’s century.” It has been left to our time to realize more fully the ideal as to woman’s true place and work. Men have emphasized the thought that man was not made for woman, ...
  • Voiles, Olive J.
    Introduction: “Hail, thou that art highly favored, the Lord is with thee: blessed art though of woman.”—Luke 1:28. If we were to travel this wide world over, we would find women in the very lowest degree of intelligence, ...
  • Olson, Bertha A.
    Introduction: The increase in the number of female writers in this country has been very rapid. They restrict themselves with a very few exceptions to poetry and fiction. Woman’s success in writing novels, stories and ...
  • Putnam, Abbie E.
    Introduction: The various positions that are open to woman makes it a difficult problem for her to choose that place for which she is most fitted. Tho she is certain to succeed in any work which she may take up, yet it ...
  • Ward, Catherine N.
    Introduction: The growth in popular favor of bare wood floors is a part of the sensible movement for beauty, simplicity and utility in home decoration. Always the owner of a polished floor takes pride in it. Not the pride ...
  • Toothaker, Myrtle
    Introduction: In the “Prelude” Wordsworth gives the story of his life, or growth of the poet’s mind. It is an autobiographical poem written by himself. It was begun in the year 1799 and finished in 1805. The reason that ...
  • Ulrich, Dovie May
    Introduction: INTRODUCTION. WHAT CONSTITUTES A NATURE POET. A nature poet is a poet who finds inspiration and material for his poetry in nature. He must love nature and understand it in all its moods. He must also see God’s ...
  • Finley, Josephine
    Introduction: The Scottish author and critic, Dr. Moir, says of Wordsworth, “Never, perhaps, in the whole range of history, from Homer downwards, did any individual, throughout the course of a long life, dedicate himself ...

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