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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 04, 1912, Image 20

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THE QUESTION-BY BERTON BRALEY. -.
What's the Fourth of July to you, brother?
What does the great day mean to-you?
Bombs and cannon and bands and flags
Or something deeper and fine and true?
Does it light your eyes and make you thrill
With the thought of Yorktown and Bunker Hill
And of Valley Forge in the winter's chill
And the pain the fathers knew?
What's the Fourth of July to you, brother? "
What does the great day mean tb you?
Poes it make you think of the way to serve
Making the dream of the fathers true?
Does it stir your blood for the fightryou face
To rid the land of its deep disgrace, .
The sight of the beast in the Holy place,
Of greed and its ugly crew?
What's the Fourth of July to you, brother? - (
What does the great day mean to you? ,
Axe you only a patriot who cheers ,
Or one who's willing to dare andJDo?
Do you raise your hat to the olden day ;
But turn your steps from the modernVfray
Against the greed that would hold its.-sway? -
What is the Fourth to you? f:
IT'S LEAP YEAR.
M'fsE ... W.uf
Cholly Bug I might have
known better than to propose in
a pea-pod canoe. I knew she'd
jump at the chance
y
LOTStt-IKE HIM.
She So you are here for the
summer on your vacation? What
do you do inrthe winter?
He Get rested for the next
vacation.

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