BOX III. 12 – Writings by Dix - non-column advice

Folder 12 of 22

65 items
 
Newspaper articles of Dix’s advice from 1901 when she first started to work for the Evening Journal in New York. Includes clippings from her scrap book she compiled while working in New York.

1. “All ages are the age of indiscretion when it comes to matrimony---Middle-aged men and women who know all the danger signals by heart pick just as unsuitable mates as giddy youth,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., Public Ledger.

2. “Dad gives daughter the Low Down on how to be best kind of wife – A comfortable husband will purr at your touch; No man wonders from home if he’s well fed and happy,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd.

3. “Dorothy Dix advices Shelby men---Urges caution before rushing into marriage,” by Dorothy Dix. The Reveille, Camp Shelby, Mississippi, September 10, 1941.

4. “Dorothy Dix arrives for summer season, has narrow escapes.” Asheville Times, nd.

5. “Dorothy Dix calls for home interests---says husband is as much to blame if marriage fails,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

6. “Dorothy Dix gives a few pointers on the art of making and keeping friends---Likens social success to achievement in business; not matter of luck, but of tact and hard work,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

7. “Gamut of crime not the cause of divorce; it’s mean little pin pricks---Ironic and pitiful that the happiness of marriage depends on bungalow apron, word of praise and hearty laugh,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

8. “For home interests---Says husband is as much to blame if marriage fails,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

9. “Generosity is headliner among domestic virtues; big-hearted mate a prize---The tight fist and narrow soul send wives to divorce court; open hand and mind keep them on their knees,” by Dorothy Dix, nd.,ns.

10. “A happy home is the best gift to little children---Baby ears should not listen to monstrous charges against either parent,” by Dorothy Dix, nd.,ns.

11. “If women dress to please they make some b[ ]---There is nothing alluring to man in girl who understudies his little brother and never quite hits the grade, for women in men’s clothing never manage to look like gentlemen, says Miss Dix, by Dorothy Dix, Public Syndicate, nd..

12. “Marriage is great game for woman who knows and follows the rules---Philosophy, sense of values and sense of humor will keep happiness on hearth until golden wedding day,” by Dorothy Dix. Public Ledger, 1935.

13. “Matrimony and horse sense---Energy, a good disposition, a tender attitude toward all women and a careful balance between waste and thrift-these are the most important signs of a good husband,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

14. “Mother-love declared indefinable by writer---There is something about it that cannot be fathomed, according to Miss Dix,” by Dorothy Dix. Duluth News-Tribune, Wednesday, January 26, 1938.

15. “Romantic girl hopes for the dream prince of childhood days,” by Dorothy Dix, nd.,ns.

16. “No public success ever atones for the unhappy home---Modern children and their parents discussed,” by Dorothy Dix, nd.,ns.

17. “Problems of women grow greater with the passing years---Seems impossible to have all the qualities demanded of them,” by Dorothy Dix, nd.,ns.

18. “Studies in natural history---The bride,” by Dorothy Dix. Drawings by Swinnerton. W.R. Hearst, 1903.

19. “Take your mate as is instead of succumbing to the reform complex---The desire to make one another [ ] wrecks more marriages than all the seven deadly sins put together,” by Dorothy Dix, nd.,ns.

20. “To all with courage and love in their hearts this letter by Dorothy Dix is dedicated,” by Dorothy Dix. New Orleans States, December, 1940.

21. “To be popular, cultivate good appearance, manners, disposition, says Dorothy Dix--- Attentive ear and honeyed tongue listed as assets on road to social success,” by Dorothy Dix, nd.,ns.

22. “The truly sophisticated are those who have faith in god and man---They have seen enough of unsung heroes to recognize the good and bad in the best of us,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

23. Our civilized family life is without peace parleys---The worst part of a family quarrel is that it does no good,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

24. “You should take vacation from family every year,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

25. “A vamp’s notebook holds some very good tips for neglected wives to use---When a woman loses her husband to another it’s usually because she’s too lazy or too stupid to hold him,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns.

26. “When you’re wife-hunting avoid oversensitive girl---Get a healthy girl with a grand sense of humor if you can,” by Dorothy Dix, nd., ns

27. “Are girl babies a drug on the market?” by Dorothy Dix, 1902. W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

28. “Dangers that beset the summer man,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

29. “Babies have always been a subject of perennial interest in the world…,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

30. “Widows – A philosophic dissertation,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903. W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

31. “A Summer Girl’s Diary, July 6, 8, 15, 18, 25, 27, 29 and August 1 – We leave for home to-day. Papa has wired Jack to meet us at the train. Dorothy Dix.,” ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

32. “Man must blame self if wife doesn’t suit,” by Dorothy Dix. Milwaukee Sentinel, Monday, March 25, 1935 (from her scrapbook).

33. “It’s the wife sporting about economies in hard times who holds husband – If she doesn’t stand the gaff she most certainly loses all the worthwhile things by her whining,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

34. “The most worthwhile things in life don’t cost you a split dime – We all envy the rich man, but what has he that we have missed? – We have beauty and work, love and an appetite for life,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

35. “Memories – I am just out of the hospital writes Dorothy Dix, and while there O solaced myself with recalling the many interesting places that I had been to and the queer things I had done, and out of it all grew this article,” by Dorothy Dix. Woman’s Day, October 1941 (from her scrap book).

36. “Love and Money – the intensely human problem of a wife whose husband loves her tenderly but doesn’t give her a cent she can call her own – dealt with by one of America’s best-known, best-loved women. From a warm insight into the whole nation’s marriage troubles which she has gained by solving the problems of thousands of women, Dorothy Dix writes this letter as she knows many another woman would like to write it, Your loving Wife,” by Dorothy Dix. Woman’s Day, December 2, 1937 (from her scrap book).

37. “Various Types of American Girls,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd., (from her scrap book).

38. “Getting Married Later in Life,” by Dorothy Dix, ns. [Oct. 11, 1901] (from her scrap book).

39. “The Conventional Wedding Nuisance,” by Dorothy Dix, ns., nd., (from her scrap book).

40. “Bachelors,” by Dorothy Dix, ns., nd. (from her scrap book).

41. “The Male Flirt,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

42. “Husband Hunting Hints – Dorothy Dix Goes Back to a Biblical Story for a Few Pointers,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

43. “The Sentimentality of Tommy the Newsboy,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

44. “Why Bachelors are Bachelors,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book).

45. “Concerning Jollies That We Know – The Domestic Variety,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

46. “Jollies That We Know – The Belle,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

47. “How Men Propose,” by Dorothy Dix, 1901, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

48. “When the Sexes Encroach on Each other’s Domain,” by Dorothy Dix, 1901, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

49. “Drawbacks of the Beauty Cult,” by Dorothy Dix [1925] ns. (from her scrap book).

50. “Cupid’s Court – Case of the Club Woman and Her Neglected Husband,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

51. “Jollies That We Know – The Doctor,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

52. “Jollies That We Know – The Milliner,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

53. “Cupids Court – A Case of Shattered Ideals,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903 by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

54. “Cupid’s Court – Case of a Man Whose Love Grew Cold,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903 by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

55. “Jollies That We Know – The Household Brand,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903 by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

56. “Jollies That We Know – The Milliner,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903 by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

57. “Concerning Follies That We Know,” by Dorothy Dix, 1903 by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

58. “Jollies That We Know – The Courtship Jolly,” by Dorothy Dix., 1903 by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book).

59. “Some Women I Have Met, The Woman Reformer,” by Dorothy Dix [early 1900].

60. “What A Woman Usually Thinks Of Man,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book, original on the back of item III. 22, 20).

61. “Women Back Favorites,” by Dorothy Dix, ns.,nd. (from her scrap book, original on the back of III. 22, 20).

62. “The Man Women Like,” by Dorothy Dix. Copyrighted 1902, by W.R. Hearst (from her scrap book, original on the back of III. 22, 1).

63. “Dorothy Dix Wants Women To Propose,” by Dorothy Dix. “Famous writer warmly supports Miss Stockton’s reform. She gives her reasons. The brilliant Dorothy Dix comes to the support of Miss Stockton to-day in favoring the proposal of marriage by women. Her paper is a valuable addition to the interesting discussion stated by Miss Stockton’s articles. She sees hope for the reform and says it will surely come, but fears it will be too late for the present generation of girl bachelors,” ns. [around 1900[ (from her scrap book, original on the back of III. 22, 1 and 2).

64. “The Seven Ages Of Man’s Love,” by Dorothy Dix. Current Literature (1888-1912); Jul 1903; vol. XXXV, No.1; American Periodicals pg. 106.

65. “Do Tall Men or Short Men Make The Best Husbands,” by Dorothy Dix. The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health (1870-1911); Sept 1906; 119,9: American Periodicals pg.276.


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