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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 27, 1912, Image 11

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IN DY-NURSERY, EVERY CHILD -A TRAGEDY
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A group of day nursery children. .In the middle is little Roy.
"My Day Nursery!"
And four-year-bid 'Roy rushed
to greet Mrs. Pierce-, matron of
the Day Nurstry-'at. Tacoma,
.Wash., as -she- returned -from
down town.
With outstretched chubby,
hands he endrcledas much of her
garments as he co'ufdf gather, in
his arms.
"Day Nursery" isthe name all
the tots give 'to Mrs. Pierce
Following little Roycame .Wjl-
lie and Orlo and'Agnes and the
rest ",'' ;
Every child is-a tragedy.
, Little Roy, -bright and hand-
some, isthe: center? of a romance
that ought to cause Uncle Sam
to do a little hard thinking.
, A-soldier. pledged himself to
Uncle Sam. He knew' nothing of
soldier life, but he had no joh and
Uncle Sam urged him to join the
army. Then.he met a girl. Uncle
Sam does not provide for love in
his arniy ri&fel.

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