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To The Editor Of The English Jvoman's Jo...
_Ifusiness a first-rate dining-room for ladies and gentlemen must form part
- of would the he establishment well to connect , and it with as this some would other involve permanent some institution outlay and . risk Could , it it Jidt he connected with the Home for Governessesor with one of the
Colleges for Ladies , so as to form a mutual accommodation , and assistance to each other ? whilst hundreds starve
over It the is a needle strange , few anomal comparativel y of the present y are able day , or that willing , to enter service , or ject training make them respectable . to Parents no ser allow vants contr their ; thi ol children s which , I believe make to follow , s arises them their wholl afterward own y tastes from unwilling , bad and earl sub to y -
Much submit more to the remains proper proper to be order done and , before habits we required shall have in as a our respectable forefathers famil had y . ment respectable of their , honest first mistress , attached and servants bringing , spending up their their children , live to s in look the for emp similar loy- ,
promotion and good fortune , under their young mistress . This must depend wholl or being y on too ladie indolent s ; if instead to do of more treating than their give servants out orders as , " thev necessary would evils whe , n "
upon young their , learn servants their as own a part duties of their , consider family , their for whose responsibilities temporal and , and spiritual look dail care y they comp must laint one that day no g good ive an servants account are , we to should be had soon . cease to hear the further would make for the
sake Before of those I conclude who for , there some reason is one do not wish suggestion to leave I homeand to whom in I think France a and metho Ital d y for , but earning I believe a good not livelihood in England is , viz open ., , female it is much , hair-dressing practised . and dress
It is a common practice on the continent for a coiffeuse to call daily would same a lady convenience ' be s hair A ; coiffeuse indeed , the most expense in France of the being onl tradesmen far charges less than ' s five wives the francs cost avail a month of themselves caps for and this ribands of dail the
. y y visit say twenty ; between , that 6 is a a . m pound . and per 3 p week . m . she , and will it leave wait s on the twenty evening or for thirty needlework ladies , ' \ or any household arrangements . I believe in London , Brighton ,
Cheltenfound ham , and a profitable other large occupation towns , . this Females custom in mig France ht soon are be much introduced more generall , and be y employe I trust we d b shall y their imitate fathers our and allies husband . s as accountants , in which respect also .
F . W . hair P . S . both Mi in ght hair not -dressers at any rate ' shops women and be at their employed own houses to cut and ? dress ¦ ladies ' ,
Open Council. 211?
OPEN COUNCIL . 211 ?
To The Editor Of The English Woman's Jou...
To the Editor of the English Woman ' s Journal * A Madam curious , ort from the Staffordshire potteries has reached methe
rep , people truth , of both which men I and am women anxious , are to there ascertain emp . loye It d is in as painting follows : flowers —Many , et work c ., on - the unbaked china . Several women having shown unusual taste and skill
in of execution the art , the , and men consequentl became alarme y be d deprived lest they of should the best be wages surpassed . According in delicacy ly they made a rule that no woman should be allowed to use a maul stick on
which to rest her wrist ; by this regulation the women ' s painting has been reduced security to from mediocrity rivalshi , and If the men still who enjoy reside the s hi in ghest the potteries wages in should happy .
see this letter they would p . greatl any y person oblige the writer , and also do a service to the public , by investigating the truth of the report , and sending the result
of Alth their ough observations I had it to upon the Editor what appears of this Journal to be good for authority publication , it yet seems
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), May 1, 1859, page 211, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01051859/page/67/