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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 10, 1913, Image 28',
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THINKS FREE LOVE WILL BE
LEGAL IN FIFTY YEARS
Denver, Col., July 10. Dr. Belle P.
Gurney of Chicago, one of the most
prominent delegates lo the conven
tion of the American Institute of
Homeopathy, prophesies that free
love will be legal in this country with
in 50 years.
"I am not in favor of free love,"
she said. "I think that when it comes
it will blast the race and set progress
back centuries; but I confess the ten
dency seems that way.
"The speed of the age is hurrying
us into another epoch. The demand
for something new, for -something
exciting, for something more daring
than indecency in clothes, is propell
ing us remorselessly toward the day
when the dread economic proposition
of free love will have to be met, first
as a fad, and then as a canker on the
soul of the race.
"It should be crushed now. It
should be killed while it is a-borning.
Only by intelligent education can we
avert this disaster at this late date.
The majority of American homes are,
I, believe, chaste. But this endless
spirit of hurry, hurry, hurry, take our
nerves, take our physical resources,
but give us something pew, give us
something new, is wearing down the
stamina of the American home.
"The minds of the people must be
directed back toward the .home; the
race must learn once more to live
within itself; it was released too
quickly, and too much attention has
come to be paid to fashion, society
and pleasure; everything has become
If that visiting Filipino baseball
team can tour this country without
killing one of our umpires, we will
concede that the Filipinos are strong
"Grace, what is it your father sees
in me to object to?" "He doesn't
see anything in you, Algernon. That's
wlrjr he objects,"
HORRORS OF PEACE
"I think the war is over,"
Remarked the swarthy Turk,
"And sad I am to hear it,
For I must go to work.
Then on his legs feed bags he drew
To look for something soft to do. -
( I'VE i
CARDS ARE OUT
"This book contains our family tree,"
She said, and for it tried to reach.
"Don't mind," he said, "a look at you
Convinces me it is a peach."