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"THE SIGN OF VENUS," BYROBT. W. CHAMBERS,
STARTS IN TODAY'S DAY BOOK
THE DAY BOOK
i An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, -SBr no 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher. jjfgp 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL 2, NO. 236 Chicago, Saturday, July 5, 1913 ONE CENT
THE AMERICAN GAME OF BASEBALL
AND THE GOLDEN RULE
Public Sentiment Has Made National Game One of Fair
Play Days of Chesting a Dirty Trick of. a
Home Team Player Are Past.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
It's all right for us to have our ideals, but I don't wonder that the aver
age human being gets tired of being preached at and ordered to live hia
life as somebody else wants him to live it
Prom childhood it is "do this" or "don't do that" and "obey" somebody
and think and do as somebody in authority thinks we ought to think and
do. I didn't like it when I was a boy, and have never learned to like it since;
and I'm an average man.
I eat what I please, and I resent having some physician who has lived
his life and worn out his stomach telling me what to eat and what not to
Old John Di Rockefeller is a wonderfully smart man in some respects,
and has more millions than he knows what to do with; hut I don't want tr
live on milk and crackers just because he does. I like to 'bite into a beef
Neither do I want a bald-headed barber to tell me what will make mj
hair grow where it's thin.
I can't sympathize much when some preacher, who would sweat ice
water in August, solemnly tells boys and girls that dancing is wicked and
that it is wrong to enjoy one's self on Sunday.
I don't think people are happy because they are good, so much as I
Jbink tey are good, according to their light, whon they are happy; and.