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THE MERCENARY GIRL

The cost of courtship would s-eem to be ou the increase. Everywhere one hears young fellows confessing, with a shrug: "' No, I don't know- any girls. I can't afford to.*' Is this masculine attitude justifiable in every instance,? Certainly not in every case. There are still plenty of vtico girls who are not mercenary, who do not judge a m<%n solely by his qualifications as a good money spender. Rut a girl cannot very w;l! announco th.'.* to a man. Why, on the other hand, should he not be frank? Why should he not explain to the girl who has attracted him that his salary is not large, and that he can afford to spend only a small amount for amusement? The right sort of girl will appreciate him all the more for this coniiJenee, and tli? lie i« rid of the other .sort the better. Vrtfortttnatcly, it :.; sometimes the man's fault that a jtii'l becomes mercenary,

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THE MERCENARY GIRL, Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

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THE MERCENARY GIRL Issue 15634, 27 October 1914

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