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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 01, 1912, Image 11',
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Well, it's the New Year make it a true year,
Ever a happy and never a blue year.
You can't do much? But you CAN do your share,
You can be gentle and kindly and fair,
You can forget all your rancor and hate,
You can cut out all your grouch against fate;
Let's have a gay year not a dull gray year
Make it a regular hip-hip-hooray year!
liere's to a glad year, never a sad year,
Get in and help so it wont be a bad year,
Make it your business to smile not to frown,
Reach out your hand to the fellow who's down ;
Work hard, ofvcourse, but keep this in your ken,
Ours is a world not of money but Men !
That means a bright year, a laughing and light year
Yes, and an-honest and noble and right year.
Here's to a fair year make it a square year,
Boost for a rich and royal and rare year!
Play the game hard, but abide by the rules,
Leave all the cheating to swindlers and fools,
Here is your place, brother, come and take hold
Pick up the new burden, throw off the old, i
This is the new year the smiling and true year,
Let's keep it smiling, a blithe not a blue year!
Edith, look at those two men
across there. They look as
though something had seated 'em
Let's get away, John. It's leap
year and there are two girls
across the road headed this way.