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DEATH OR DEGRADATION THE FINAL PRICE,
SAYS GIRL WHO "WENT THE PACE"
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, sagEs 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher. " 398 TelMonroe 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 Cheering 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 his
life as somebody else wants him to live it
From childhood it is "do this" or "don't do.thatj" 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 D. Rockefeller is a wonderfully smart man in some respects,
and has more millions than he knows what to do with; but I don't want ts
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 icev
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
'think they are good, according 16 their light,, when they are happy; and