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"So many persons think divorce a panacea for every ill, who find out, when they try it, that the remedy is worse than the disease." ~ Dorothy Dix ~

"So many persons think divorce a panacea for every ill, who find out, when they try it, that the remedy is worse than the disease." ~ Dorothy Dix ~

Dorothy Dix (November 18, 1861 — December 16, 1951) was an American journalist.  As the forerunner of today's popular advice columnists, Dorothy Dix was America's highest paid and most widely read female journalist at the time of her death.

Dorothy Dix (November 18, 1861 — December 16, 1951) was an American journalist. As the forerunner of today's popular advice columnists, Dorothy Dix was America's highest paid and most widely read female journalist at the time of her death.

Dorothy  Dix   a forerunner of today's advice columnists. Her columns on life, love, and marriage were carried by newspapers everywhere.

Dorothy Dix a forerunner of today's advice columnists. Her columns on life, love, and marriage were carried by newspapers everywhere.

Dorothy Meriwether Dix - As "Dorothy Dix," Meriwether was a forerunner of today's advice columnists. Her columns on life, love, and marriage were carried by newspapers everywhere. One of her most famous columns covered her ten "Dictates for a Happy Life." She was also the author of "How to Win and Hold a Husband," "Hearts A La Mode," and "Fables of the Elite."

Dorothy Meriwether Dix - As "Dorothy Dix," Meriwether was a forerunner of today's advice columnists. Her columns on life, love, and marriage were carried by newspapers everywhere. One of her most famous columns covered her ten "Dictates for a Happy Life." She was also the author of "How to Win and Hold a Husband," "Hearts A La Mode," and "Fables of the Elite."

Everyday Cowboy Want to know what a typical frontier cowboy looked like? This cowboy fits the description (at least the top half!) given in an 1871 Kansas newspaper: “His dress consists of a flannel shirt with a handkerchief encircling his neck, butternut pants and a pair of long boots, in which are always the legs of his pants. His head is covered by a sombrero, which is a Mexican hat with a high crown and a brim of enormous dimensions.” – Courtesy Robert G. McCubbin Collection –

Everyday Cowboy Want to know what a typical frontier cowboy looked like? This cowboy fits the description (at least the top half!) given in an 1871 Kansas newspaper: “His dress consists of a flannel shirt with a handkerchief encircling his neck, butternut pants and a pair of long boots, in which are always the legs of his pants. His head is covered by a sombrero, which is a Mexican hat with a high crown and a brim of enormous dimensions.” – Courtesy Robert G. McCubbin Collection –

Zona Gale (August 26, 1874 – December 27, 1938) was an American author and playwright. She became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1921.

Zona Gale (August 26, 1874 – December 27, 1938) was an American author and playwright. She became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1921.

Outlaw Belle Starr died in 1889, in what would become Oklahoma later that year. Her epitaph reads "Shed not for her the bitter tear,  Nor give the heart to vain regret;  'Tis but the casket that lies here,  The gem that filled it sparkles yet."

Outlaw Belle Starr died in 1889, in what would become Oklahoma later that year. Her epitaph reads "Shed not for her the bitter tear, Nor give the heart to vain regret; 'Tis but the casket that lies here, The gem that filled it sparkles yet."

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