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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 09, 1912, Image 8

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SURROUNDING HIM
"When a question is up' says
nominee Woodrow Wilson, "I
lisjten to all the arguments and
then argue it in my own mind."
We imagine that these few
Words describe Wilson's charac
ter pretty thoroughly. And why
isn't his plan a pretty good one
for all of us who haven't such a
big thing as the presidency star
ing us in the face, "but who are apt
to decide our little personal prop
ositions on impulse and without
analysis of facts and conditions.
It means to htnik before we act.
But most of us pass upon the
small details, which really go to
make up life, without considera
tion of circumstances or results.
A fellow, maybe a person whom
we dearly love, says something
that we do not like and we at
once try to give him worse than
he sent. A business associate
seems to take some advantage of
us and we resolve to "lay for him"
ever after. Things go wrong in
our house, and instead of trying
to set them right, we storm and
cuss. Nothing is much truer than
the saying that most of our trou
bles never happen. Yet, we for
get that life is pretty much all
contention and that the best way
to contend with things or people
'is with calmness and sense
The fellow who hears all the
arguments chews them over in
his mind and decides as con
science dictates feels satisfied
even if he sometimes has to feel
uncomfortable.
Undoubtedly candidate Wilson
argumentative gentlemen who
know just what they want. He
will urn the light of analysis
Upon their claims and their mo
tives, consult his own heart and
head and then decide for himself.
He will make mistakes; for the
Lord, never made a mere mah So
perfect that he was above making
mistakes. But Wilson will know
that he decidedIn accord with
what he believed to be the right,
and the fellow who does that can
afford to let the selfish crowd
which surrounds him feel dissatisfied.
MILK FOR BABY.
The "dangerous age" for milk"
is the time just before it gets sour
enough to betray itself to the
taste. Milk may thus be palatable
and harmless to an adult and very'
dangerous to an infant.
So see to it that the milk you.
use for your baby is fresh, not
more than a day old at least. Get
certified milk if you can and can
afford it. Otherwise; get the best
pasteurized milk you can find.
Especial care should be taken in
this matter from this time on
throughout the summer.
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Cost-of-Living Calendar.
Monday Plenty.
Tuesday Some.
Wednesday Little.
Thursday None,
Friday Don't worry, for
Saturday Is payday.
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Dog days haven't anything to
do with, "the day every dog shall
. jwill be surrounded Jpx a lot of blgj
have,"
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