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i HOW BIG DOES THE
MOON LOOK TO YOU?
, How-big-does the moon look
The Day Book wants to know,
and has commissioned, a special
moon editor to find out, by invit
Jng all its readers to take a good
look and report what they see.
, Of course, it makes a difference
where you see it close to the,
horizon or way up in the center of
- .the heavenly bowl.
But no. two people see it alike,
even at the same time. When it
ffirst comes up the full moon may'
look like a plate to mother, like
- the end of a beer Tceg to father,
like an arc light to brother Bill
and like the side of a house to sis
Whether its made, of green
. cheese from the Milky Way, or
iust Dlain moonshine from Ken-
I l tucky, doesn't matter so much,
' though the- Moon Editor would
llike to get all ideas you have.
There's an old superstition
that people who look at the full
jmoon in August will be victims of
false accusations the rest of the
year. DON'T BELIEVE IT!
!And, anyhow, if that happens you
can banish the hoodoo ty getting
some one to shy bricks at your
Honest, that's the cure.
Also, please note that WE
GUARANTEE this August
moon to LOOK PLEASANT, so
have n6 Worries about that old
verse which says :
"If the face of the moon wears a
Luck will be poor till the moon
doth pass; -If
the face in the moon wears a
smile, why then
Luck will be good till it frowns
Just listen' to this:
"Lie on your back and look at
Good luck will come to you very
Tn Bible times it was consid
ered" unlucky to point at the
moon, but all hoodoos are off for
Chicago folks during August.
Have a "Moon" party. Get all
those present to write on how big
the moon looks to them. Use a
yard stick any old way to get
your measurement. Then com
. And don't .forget to send the
answers to The Day Book.
Anyway, "Swear not by the
Moon" nor at it but get a
good look tonight and then write
to the "Moon Editor" of The
Day Book, 500 South Peoria St,
P. S. And watch The Day
Book, to s,ee what your friends
think of the moon's size
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