WOMEN: Castles & Soap

Mrs. Hiram Cole Houghton of Red Oak, Iowa, president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, stepped up last week to say something about the girls. She told a meeting in Philadelphia: "We bear a greater responsibility than ever before for the preservation of our American way of life, because, first, there are so many of us; second, we live longer than men; third, we have 92 labor-saving devices to give us more leisure time to think about the affairs, events and problems of our times. We spend about 85¢ out of every dollar going for consumer goods (and we...

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