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Women In Paean Lands

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Joseph Cook leotured at Chutauqua he otker 4ay on "Woman's Worfc tor Wouien in Pagan Lands." He spoke jf child marriage and enforced widowïood in India, declarinf tliat the British Government should reform thee eaui-es, as it had abolished the crushing f men and ivomen, under thewheel.s of i he car of Juggernaut. It the Christian .vomen of America. Eogland and Scotand shonld unite in memorializing the Jritish Government to abolish these vrogs, they would do a tíraely and ignilied act. Woman in India suffers 'urn neglect, arbitrariness of divorce, oarsest aad severest physical toil, inanticide and polygamy. ''he British iovernment was responsible tor more jolygamy than exista ín the United üites. Cook pointed out as remedies ' he teaching of women by female mis-ionaries; homes for temporary assisanee to women; female medical misionaries: female schools; admission of vomen to university examinations;abo.ition by lar of child jnarriages; pure gospel tauglit to the wnoiecommunity; aativo Christian papers in abuadanco, ind a ncw fashion to be set by the eouil uud upper classes. Cabbage worms are said to be de.stroyed by air-slacked lime. Grease is said to te a sure remedy for apple tree bark lice. It should be applied cautiously, however, for it injures the twigs. The thrip, an insect resembling a bark louse, bnt with long and friuged wings, is attacking grape vines in some paris of the country It cin be destroyed with soap and carbolic acid.


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