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you remember the date of your
"It was in the spring of 1858,
think it must have been because
my father was born that Christmas."
"And grandmother was married in
the summer of 1857. It didn't last
long, this desperate passion, Will?
But, dearest, do you know what
grandmother told me once it was
just after our stupid quarrel? That
when she was young no girl eve'
dreamed of quarreling with the man
she was engaged to marry."
Will laughed as he kissed her. "Oh,
well, I guess that human nature was
pretty much the same in those times
as it is nowadays," he said. "But,
Mildred,' dearest "
"Think how lucky it is for us she
didn't marry your grandfather. Be
cause that would have made us cous
ins and marriage between cousins
is impossible in this state."
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
WOMEN TO SHOW UP INVISIBLE
GOVERNMENT BIG MEETING
Next the Woman's Trade Union
League will show up the invisible
government in Illinois and how it de
feated the proposed law for shorter
hours for women workers.
A big mass meeting will be held at
the Garrick Theater, Randolph street
between Clark and Dearborn, at 3
o'clock Sunday afternoon, July 13, at
which Jane Addams will be the prin
Mary McDowell will preside and
Gov. Dunne will speak. Aside from
Gov. Dunne and Jane Addams, the
other speakers will be Agnes Nestor,
Mary McEnerney and Elizabeth Ma
loney, who were working for the
short-hour bill at Springfield.
The topic of Agnes Nestor's speech
will be: "Is There an Invisible Gov
ernment in Illinois?"
It is planned to make this the
greatest demonstration of working
girls ever held in Illinois. Trade
union girls will act as ushers, and all
league members will wear the league
colors, red and green.
Resolutions will be offered asking
Gov. Dunne to include bills for. the
54-hour week and the minimum wage
for women if he calls a special session
of the legislature.
Jane Addams' address will be on
"Illinois' Long Effort to Secure
Shorter Hours for Her Working
Women"; Mary McEnerney on "The
Working Women's New Responsibil
ityThe Ballot "and How She Should
Respond to It"; Elizabeth Maloriey on
"Legislation and Its Relation to Or
ganization.".. There will be music. All seats-free.
THEORY AND PRACTICE
"Don't swear," pa told his little son.
"Just hearken unto me.
There's no excuse remember that
For coarse profanity."
But pa stepped on a carpet tack
When getting-into bed.
The business end was standing up
And this is what" he said:
"Now Johnny," said the mother of
the young hostess to the little boy
guest, "I want you to feel perfectly
at home." "H'm!" growled Johnny.
"I don't want to feel at home. I want
to have a good time,"