One way to understand this conflict is to see it as a window into youth culture and changing sexual values and notions of respectability.
With better public transportation and the feminization of downtowns, more and more women patronized tea rooms and restaurants in and around department stores.
Due to growing sentiment against drinking, the saloon free lunch was on the skids by mid-decade.
State-wide prohibition spread and the majority of the nation’s population soon lived in areas where the sale of alcohol was illegal.
Saloon keepers remaining in the larger cities saw that their days were numbered and began to take out restaurant licenses.
“Personality is defined as the qualities or characteristics, personal traits or attributes peculiar to some individual.
Specifically, it is that quality which sustains poise through self-control in the face of propitious or unpropitious circumstances,” asserts the preface of H. I don’t think that word’s been used much lately, except maybe in the National Spelling Bee.
It is better to be paradoxical than void of all personality.
For there is alway time afterward to correct one’s judgment according to the truth or justice.
Weigel says that the concept emerged around 1896, when the term was first used.