Without Fuss or Feathers

Without fuss or feathers, 27 farmers' wives gathered in Chicago last week to draw up a "wartime platform for American farm women."

The 27 farmers' wives, picked by Farm Journal and Farmer's Wife as representatives of the nation, were determined that, as far as they could manage it, the helter-skelter, out-of-kilter of World War I should not happen again. With stout good sense, they therefore agreed that:

> "For most farm women the biggest challenge of patriotism will be to do what they are already doing—only to do it better. An extra...

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