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Advice From Bill Nye

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A recent letter from Michigan, written in lead pencit, and evidently during hours when she should evidently have been learning her geography lesson, is very enthusiastic over the, prospect of coming out here where one girl can have a lover for every day in the week She signs herself Rosalinde with a small r, and adds in a postscript that she "means business." Yes, Rosalinde, that's what we are afraid of. We had kind of a vague fear that you meant business, so we did not reply to your letter. Wyoming already has women enough who write with a lead pencil. We are also pretty well provided with poor spellers, and we do not desire to ransack Michigan for affectionate butap-headed girls. Stay in Michigan, Rosalinde, until we write toyou, and one of these days when you have been a mother eight or nine times, and as you stand in the golden haze in the back yard, hanging out damp shirts on an uncertain line, while your ripe and dewy mouth is stretched around a basswood clothespin, you wil thank us for this advice. Mich igan is the place for you. It is the home of the sweet sinaer and the abiding place of the Detroit Free Press. We can't throw any such influence around you here as you have at your wn door. Do not despair, Rosalinde. Some day a man with a great, warm, manly heart and a pair of red steers will see you and love you, and he will take you in his strong arms and protect you from the Michigan cliniate, just as devotedly a3 any of our people here can. We do not wish to be misunderstood in this matter. It is not as a lover thut we have said so much on the girl question, but in the domestic aid department, and when we get a long letter from a young girl who eats slate pencils and reads "Ouida" behind her atlas, we feel like going over there to Michigan with a trunk strap and doing a little ary


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