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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 11, 1913, 2, Image 1

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IF YOU LIKE ALL THE NEWS BOILED DOWN THE
DAY BOOK IS WHAT YOU WANT
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
398
TEL. MONROE 353
VOL.2,NO.S8 Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 11, 19L3 ONE CENT
ELLA LE PAGE DOESN'T WANT TO SELL SOUL;
WANTS TO REFORM MARRIAGE LAWS
Between Selling Onions and Bologna, Sister of the Soul
Merchant Explains She Is Not Sure She Has
Any Soul of Her Own.
The Eyes of the Thousand Dollar Soul
Maud LePage, of 333 South
Winchester avenue, desires to sell
her soul for $1,000 and use the
money to publish her poetry.
And that is an old story.
But what of Maud's twenty-three-year-ld
sister, Ella?
Does she also dream of selling
her soul to some stockyards hog
merchant with too much money
to satisfy some soul-want ?
She does not.
Or is Ella the Cinderalla of the
LePage family, sitting quietly at
home, selling onions in the Le
Page delicatessen store?
She is not.
In the first place, Ella is not
jure that she has any. soul at all.
She says she has never felt any
soul stirring within her, and be
ing a materialistic person refuses
therefore to be thoroughly con
vinced that she has one of those
articles which her sister values at
1,000 cold bucks.
In the second place, she is con
vinced that there is something
radically wrong with the world
as it is today.
. This may have been brought
abotu by the monotony of selling
the aforesaid onions, to say noth
ing of bologna. There is no say
ing. But Ella is sure she could im
prove the world, were she given
a free hand,

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