Looking Back

 


100 years ago

August 21, 1914

A great many State legislatures have given consideration to bills taxing bachelors and many convincing arguments have been presented why men who escape matrimony should pay a penalty, but why not tag them as a more painless and effective method of extermination? If the bachelors were tagged the widows could easily find them and Cupid would do the rest. The bachelor is naturally timid, but under the encouraging influences of a merry widow he can easily be led to the alter, for there is no more helpless craft afloat than a lovesick swain who has passed the age o...



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