HOME AND EDUCATION

Follette, Belle Case La & Hunt, Carroline L.

HOME AND EDUCATION The home Is the real seat of government, and the Wise Men of all nations bring their gifts to the cradle. Conducted by BELLE CASE LA FOLLETTE and CAROLINE L. HUNT Women as...

...It is the custom of the State Historical society occasionally to take a "pilgrimage" to some place of more than ordinary historical interest and have a field meeting, with picnic features and a literary program...
...As noted at the beginning of this article, the work now being done in Wisconsin in this line is pointing the way for other states and at this summer's meeting, besides an admirable address by Dr...
...The necessary changes to prevent the closing up of this place cost the proprietor several hundred dollars...
...it has made up its mind that the city shall be cleaned up...
...In addition there are linear and conical (or burial) mounds...
...Nothing that keeps thought out is safe from thought...
...The other was a fine type of bear mound, 82 feet long, in one of the smaller park plots of Madison, THESE field meetings are not only occasions of the greatest enjoyment to the members of the society and their visiting friends, but they are particularly valuable in disseminating education concerning prehistoric remains and arousing enthusiasm in their preservation...
...tribes...
...People Preserving State's Antiquities By ALBERT O. BARTON FIELD meetings, combining the exhilaration of the woodland...
...This is one of the two times of the year when most can be accomplished in this direction...
...It is peculiarly appropriate and fortunate for archaelogical a nd ethnological science, that this movement is under way in Wisconsinó coming none too soon, as the badger state has the distinction of having within its borders practically all of the particular type of prehistoric earthworks known as effigy mounds...
...THE MOST practicable and most secure method of bringing about their preservation is to get the title to the property desired vested in the state or some municipality or society, In this way over a score of groups of mounds in various parts of the state have been preserved and the good work is being rapidly extended...
...During these days there were several lake trips of rare enjoyment...
...The people are becoming interested, and the business men are asking, 'What must we do in the way of improvements to have our business satisfactory to the consuming public?' "The women in Grand Forks are working as a unit...
...This charming custom the smaller Archaeological society is following, and each year it places some tablet or marker upon some object or site of interest...
...Charles Gorst of the State Hospital...
...and Mrs...
...But when Mr...
...They note how things are cared for...
...Thus, two years ago the society, with the aid of the women's clubs, secured the title to the great man mound near Baraboo and in an appropriate sylvan festival, attended by representatives from all over the state, unveiled a memorial tablet upon it...
...Societies can do much good work, but their operations of usefulness can be immeasurably enlarged and strengthened when back of them is a united, intelligent and enthusiastic cooperation by the public...
...It is worth while to try...
...Bachellor had guided Dan away from the law and into the business of farming and had taken Lizzie away from her auto and her expensive fads and given her a taste for simple living and healthful labor, why does he spoil it all by speaking as he does in the last paragraph of the "eight gangs of human oxen from Italy" whom Dan and Lizzie employ on their thousand-acre farm...
...A fairly clean appearance on the part exposed to the public, but a bad odor permeating the air on coming into the room, and behind the counter a tub filled with dirty water in which the glasses were dipped after use...
...Is it a note of warning, a kindly suggestion from the author that when we say "Back to the farm" we ought always to add "but leave the evils of the factory system behind...
...Starr, letters from Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Tennessee, New York, and other states indicated cooperation with or emulation of the Wisconsin spirit and work in the preservation of its history and memorials...
...Systematic action toward the, marking and preservation of his?' toric sites and objects and of pre-historic remains, is a work now well under way in Wisconsin and one which is arousing interested attention and emulation in other states...
...a wooden sink nearby, badly decayed, into which the water was poured from the tub, along with other slops, when it could no longer be used for rinsing the glasses...
...E. 0. Randall, Secretary of the Archaeological and Historical society of Ohio, Dr...
...They are going to the slaughter houses, meat-markets, restaurants, grocery stores...
...There are other ways of keeping warm than by closing windows...
...These remains are supposed to have been reared by the Winnebagos between 300 and 600 years ago and to represent the "totems" of families and...
...This year the society held its field meeting at Madison, about whose lakes is an unrivalled field of mounds...
...filth on the floor behind the counter, half an inch thick, which had not been cleaned away for the season...
...James Russell Lowell...
...There are hundreds of these, confined principally to the southern half of the state, and while many have been destroyed in the onward march of agricultural and commercial development there are still large numbers remaining, some of great size and beauty...
...Among such grounds, and on which the best mounds are found, are those of the State Hospital at Mendota, the University of Wisconsin, Beloit College, Carroll College (Waukesha), Doty Island (Menasha) and Man Mound Park, near Baraboo...
...That work of this kind on the part of women is as urgently needed in North Dakota as in all other states is indicated by another paragraph in the same report, describing the conditions found in a room back of a soda-water fountain...
...Distinguished visitors from other states were present, such as the Hon...
...Should we tolerate such conditions...
...Cannot we make the date of closing our houses a little later this fall than last, a little later next fall than this...
...This splendid mound, the largest of its type in the state and with a wing spread of 624 feet, was one of the two mounds to be marked this year...
...it is up and doing...
...Shortening the Winter IT IS possible to prolong the summer and shorten the winter, or, at least, to stretch out the blessings of the summer, most of which have something to do with fresh air, and to reduce the hardships of winter, most of which are connected with being shut in...
...Happily it is meeting with much success...
...Not if we prize health...
...Already they have listed 115 business places...
...The type includes such forms as the bear (the most common), eagle, squirrel, gocse, panther, snake, turtle and one (and only one) magnificent form of a man mound...
...Two superb summer days were spent in visiting various remains of interest...
...Back to the Farm, Butó EVEN those who have not entered into the mysteries of economics can understand Irving Bachellor's contribution to the discussion of the cost of living in Harper's Monthly for October, which takes the form of a story with the title, "Keeping Up with Lizzie...
...more who work and fewer who spend without working...
...Being of such limited local extent, it is important that they be preserved and it is these that the Archaelogical society is making every effort to save...
...They have appointed committees to visit every establishment in the city of Grand Forks...
...that the handling of food products shall be done under sanitary conditions...
...Conducted by BELLE CASE LA FOLLETTE and CAROLINE L. HUNT Women as Public Housekeepers ONE of the bulletins issued by E. F. Ladd, Food Commissioner of North Dakota, contains an editorial on the civic spirit needed for the enforcement of good law, which commends the work of the women of Grand Forks, as follows: "They have there a Civic League, which is more than in name...
...The chief inspirational influence in this work is the Wisconsin Archaeological Society, the state Federation of Women's Clubs and local historical sccieties...
...We all realize that there ought to be more people who produce wealth and fewer who profit by that which others produce...
...picnic with the spirit of scientific investigation and achievement, are among the agencies which are popularizing a commendable practice in at least one commonwealth...
...In the basement was found a veritable quagmire, for the sink was not connected with the sewer, but emptied direct into the cellar, where a few planks were placed and here the ice cream was prepared to be dispensed in the rooms above...
...they go into the basements, back rooms, in the alleys and to the refrigerator...
...and others...
...they note whether or not the food products are being protected from flies, filth and contamination of all kinds...
...Frederick Starr of Chicago, the distinguished anthropologist just back from Japan, for years a member of the Wisconsin society...
...Papers and poems were read and one day's program included a picnic dinner served under the trees of the big bird mound at Mendota by Dr...

Vol. 2 • October 1910 • No. 42


 
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