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of marriage is presumably just as
sacred, does not usually feel called
upon to tag himself similarly.
Even in their grief women are
followers of convention and tra
dition. They swathe themselves
in black and "make themselves
walking monuments of woe.
One may not decry the happi
ness of the girl who has just
promised to become the wife of
the man she loves, and .her inno
cent pride' in some token com
memorating that event is per
fectly natural. B,ut that it must
be a ring and that i,t must'be worn
on a certain finger is purely a con
ventional notion that robs it of all
And is there any sane reason
why one should foist ones grief
'upon q, strange world ? The deep
mourning that gradually gives
way to the lighter and gayer col
ors as one is supposed to forget
one's sorrow is a grim joke to
anyone with a sense of humor.
Just One Last Word Love
and grief are too sacred to be
shared with a stranger.
o -o ,
Apples and Cress.
Pare and cut into small pieces
four medium sized apples. -Pour
over this a French dressing. Pick
carefully the leaves from a bunch
of cress. Arrange around the
outside of.the salad dish and heap
the apples in the center of the
Her Mother And how do you
and John get on? Daughter
Beautifully! He tells me what to
do, and then I please myself.
What happened at the council
Mayor Harrison emphasized
need of high pressure water sys
tems. Law department showed "re
newal of fight against "loft" thea
ters. Police reorganization ordi
nance set for consideration at
next meeting, at 2:30 p. m. next
Order for removal of 600 side
walk obstructions inloop post
poned for consideration two
Mayor authorized to appoint
special commission to urge finan
cial relief from legislature.
Ordinance passed for construc
tion of new bridge at Jackson
boulevard by city, sanitary dis
trict and Pennsylvania railroad.
Controller Traeger advised
against proposition to pay city
employes on semi-monthly plan
because of expense.
Ordinance passed for "compul
sory" extension of Fullerton ave
nue car line to Forty-eighth ave
nue. City hall ordered closed at noon
today to give employes time for
Lawyer Was the defendant
walking with difficulty? Officer
No ; he was walking by' himself.
Victim Don't lick me, ma. I've
just saved five boys and three
girls from drowning." Ma
How? Victim They were just
going on the ice when I fell in