The Rise of Consumerism
The rising trend of money incomes after 1900 meant that millions of families had more money to spend… [more]
Housing and the Household
Society is trying to strengthen the home and the family by many aids, such as courts, social legislation,… [more]
Problems Presented by Increasing Leisure
As has frequently been pointed out men work fewer hours per day and per week and the home tasks of women… [more]
THE ETERNAL MUCKER The baseball series for the world’s championship between the winners in the National and American Leagues has ended in a fashion unexpected by dopesters, both professional and amateur. Most of the wise gentlemen who edit the sporting columns of newspapers had predicted a victory for the New York Yankees. The triumph, howe... continued
YOUTH has been served in the women’s amateur National golf championship as well as in the men’s, for the victory in this year’s tournament has gone to Miss Glenna Collett, of Providence, Rhode Island. In the finals she defeated Mrs. William Gavin, of England, by five up and four to play. Four former American title-holders fell by ... continued
YALE, Princeton, and Harvard have formulated an athletic agreement which is admirable. Of course this agreement does not indicate any radical departure from present practices, as some commentators would have it, but is very largely merely a codification of the public opinion of these three universities. It puts in explicit terms ideals which have... continued
The data here come only from the memories of a few men. If the records of brothers playing football were complete there would still be only a small percentage of the number of boys playing football who have brothers not playing at all.
In skiing, as in most other sports, the right way is the easy and simple way. In the game of golf the unconscious, easy natural swing of the caddy boy is the despair of more than one perspiring, hardworking golfer. So, in skiing, the tendency of most beginners is toward work -instead of ease.
LET’S GET TOGETHER LAST June a great many children and parents and teachers faced disappointment and discouragement, and wondered why. The children for the most part agreed that their teachers expected too much of them and “never explained anything;” also that their parents “didn’t understand.” The parents with e... continued
ALLENBY TO THE RESCUE! HOBBY-HORSES in the Jordan Valley, hobbled in the Plain of Jericho! Make-believe horses, put together of sticks and canvas, hitched in long rows on either side of drinking-troughs to deceive the Turks and their instructors, the Germans! Dummy camps and dummy tents; mules drawing heavy drags around at random to make a big dust... continued
ALWAYS ON GUARD – BY CAPTAIN L. M. OVERSTREET, U. S. N. THE Navy is a constructive and a humanitarian as well as a fighting organization. The general impression that the men of the Navy are idle in time of peace, save for necessary war drills, and that money appropriated for the Navy is expended entirely in preparing for future battles... continued
THE AMERICAN NAVY AND THE TURKS BY COMMANDER ROBERT A. BACHMAN (M.C.), U. S. N. WITH events in the Near East bursting suddenly from an apparently peaceful condition into a state of war, the United States Navy found itself once more so placed as to make it the center of the entire Nation’s eager interest. In order to clear up the offici... continued
Unrest in Iowa WE think of Iowa as one of the conservative States of the Union, much more so than Nebraska or Kansas, for example. Just now there is probably more reasonable as well as unreasonable unrest in Iowa than anywhere else in the central part of the country. Iowa farmers complain, of course, at the great deflation of agricultural prices fo... continued