Dear Miss Hathaway:
|An unknown future Prince|
Charming--He would be
about 99 years old if
What must my Prince Charming be? He must be a man like my father: kind, honest and willing to earn a good living for his family.
Must he be a farmer? Yes, I think he must. What place is better than the farm? There is none. If operated properly, there is a good living in farming.
My Prince Charming must be educated, not necessarily in Greek and Latin but must be able to think intelligently and manage his business in an intelligent way. He need not be handsome, for "handsome is as handsome does," but must be neat in appearance, mannerly and self-confident. He must have religion, the kind that is with him seven days in the week.--B. M. L., Minnesota.
HE IS ATHLETIC (Third Prize Winner)
Dear Miss Hathaway:
My Prince Charming is not a dream person but a real live man. I can not call him a "red-blooded American" for his native land is far away across the sea but he is one hundred per cent American if there ever was one. His hopes of studying medicine were dispelled when the American college he was to have attended had to be taken over for war purposes.
He can speak several foreign languages and is now devoting his time to the study of English and at the same time endeavoring to obtain a business education. Between times he works saving what he can for his future home.
He is kind and generous, always has a happy smile for everyone and is ever ready to speak an encouraging word or lend a helping hand.
He is polite and courteous at all times and to all people but is especially devoted and respectful to his parents and the aged.
He is a member of a Church and the "Y."
He is entirely at home on the athletic field having won many prizes there in competition with men from Yale, Harvard and Columbia Universities.
I have visited in his home and discovered that he is a Prince Charming there also. He is his father's right hand man--his mother's pride and joy and the adviser of his younger brother and sisters.--L. B., Massachusetts.