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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 08, 1913, Image 8

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point of view, there was still one
thing which puzzled me.
"Why," I asked, "do you stay
on the stage? I should think you
would hate all this hard work and
the uncomfortable dressing
rooms and the stage managers or
dering you about. You don't
have to do it, why DO you?"
"Well, you see," said she of
whom the question was asked, "it
is this way : Freddy likes to have
me do it.
"Of course, he doesn't let me go
on the road, but when I am here
in a Broadway show, Freddy
likes to drift in with a bunch of
his friends, squat down in the
front row, point me out and let
'em envy him."
It would not be right for me to
allow the public to think that all
the chorus girls in our theaters
are of the kind from which the
actress quotes. Chorus girls are
like all other womengood, bad
and indifferent; no better, no
-o
worse, just human. I only quot
ed from the article to show that
most men have still that old idea
that woman is a chattel to be
owned.
Don't try to "own" any girl of
the 1913 type. Just try to under
stand her, and you will be much
happier, for the girls that are will
ing to be "owned" the littlest,
teeniest bit are not worth "own
ing." o o
Mrs. Stiles I do wish you'd
try to keep yourself neater. Mr.
Stiles But, my dear, you're not
so careful Mrs, Stiles I'm
not? I'm certainly more careful
of my clothes . than you. Mr.
Stiles Exactly. Whereas you
should be more careful of me.
May What's that for, Bobby?
Bobby (aged 6) That's a trap to
catch the wretched little birls that
watch and whisper to mamma
everything I do.
LOCAL DOINGS IN TABLOID FORM
Small fire in home of Mrs. A. i Stokes. 6027 Tefferson
: DeGote, 2430 W. Huron st. She
started downstairs. Volunteer
3 life saver insisted he carry her.
: Both fell. She was severely
bruised. He beat it.
Claude Ross, arrested in raid
1 on flat 3129 Vernon av. Believed
" to be auto bandit No. 4.
Sam Potts, 1330 Fox pi., drown-.
' ed in tannery vat at 1922 Men-
1 dell st.
' George Moody, negro, 7 W.
15th st., severely bruised when
'struck by auto of Mrs. H. p.
av. Car
badly smashed when it climbed
curb and struck a tree.
People's theater, Leavitt and
Van Buren sts., will be dedicated
as a church tomorrow. Will be
called Metropolitan Christian
church. Rev. C. R. Scovile is
pastor.
Sam Weinstein, tailor, 1 1 18 W.
13th st., overcome by gas. Re
vived by pulmotor.
Rev. J. A. Adams, 70, 31 16 Cal
umet av., editor of Advance, se
riously hurt by Cottage Grove av.
car.
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