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ity. that-gives, pain instead of
pleasure, a temporary spasm of
ingenious justice to be followed
by a year of unbridled license?
Will the time ever come .when
Truth will play Santa Claus ,to a
waiting world,and'notonly give
humanity a square deal all around
b,ut replace present civic corrup
tion with civic purity" that will
leave no unanswered wish for
future Christmas seasons to fill?
Wouldn't ifbe great if politi
cians could be made eatnest and
honest; daily newspapers unbias
ed, truthful and free; employers
square, fair and upright ; law im
partial to rich and poor; corpora
tions decent and clean, and all of
us true to our higher and nobler
selves, thereby giving an"" added
significance to the Christmas sea
son, when the milk of human
kindness " temporarily bubbles
over the ctip'of human lives ?
But why wait for the general
upheaval? Why not get busy,
take the Golden Rule as a motto
for your every thought, word and
Do unto others what you would
that others should do-uno you.
Then you will be doing YOUR
share to insure the future exist
ence a real Christmas, that will
make the present counterfeit drop
ouVo'f sight and mind -as a holi
day that used to suggest much,
but actually accomplished little.'
' - , ' oo: -;'
A. A. Adee is first in the Wash
ington alphabet and, as" perma
nent assistant secretarjvof state,
has to, know a heap, .about eti
quette and frills.
'The moon came up irf the morn-
Intent to rule the day,
"It's dull," he said, "when folks
are in bed,
And there ain't no chance to
And he chortled loud as he saw
Light up the waking world,
And leave -across the hills and
A golden stripe unfuried.
But as he puffed him in his prjde,
And said "the day for mine
I'll teach the sorry sun a trick
And show him how to shine.'
Theold sun'rose above-the hills
And rubbed his sleepy eyes,
An'd gave one 'yawn and then
the moon . '.
Was Nowhere in the sk'ies
Hrmk hap Fep the Houses
AriD'oPUT ThEM vWf FQR.7HE
HIgHT. He made straight
FOR TTHE.KITCHefJ TO
GET His CAMfes yJHerf
HE WAS GBEETBO'WITM,
IF A DEPARTMENT -STORE
HAD APAWA'tf SAIE.W0W.D
AHP Tttf LET IT UVEJ