7 entirely. They just didn't use their heads getting tied up with unions and crying for government aid. I don't believe in unions — never saw any good in 'em and never belonged to one in my life. And Hell, I don't believe in the Government feeding the men and their families when they're out of work by their own will. It's got so no man can sell his labor for what its worth without joining a union. You hear a lot of talk about things being un-American. By God, that's un-American if anything is. And it's un-American for Washington to be telling the business men what to do and how to do it. America isn't a free country anymore like it was when I was young and when people not only supported themselves but the Government too. I tell you if a man will work and not avoid it and will economize, he'll get along. “ Let me tell you about my aunt Lucy Bancroft Thatcher. She was a widow and boarded with my grandfather, Captain C. T.
Thatcher for many years. She was fine woman and liked by everybody. She had a big correspondence and wrote hundreds of letters every year and never bought even one envelope. She used to open the envelopes she received very carefully , turn them wrongside out and paste them together with glue and have them all ready to put her letters in to send away. No one ever saw her use a match to light a lamp or a candle.
She made lamp lighters out of her old letter twisting them into little short sticks. She kept a stack of them on the mantle in the parlor and in the kitchen.
“You don't find such women today. Sometimes I figure they're getting crazier every year. Now you take a woman moving into a new house.
Ninety-nine out of a hundred wouldn't think of moving into a house unless it has hard wood floors. Then what do they do — Hell,