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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 13, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 14

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"And-how does one-co-ordinate? " Simplest tthing. in the world U One
co-ordinates with a bow and arrow, prancing around one's 'law in one's
bare feet, wearing a sort of Greek nightie. And of coUrse one has a high
board fence around one's yard.
Tnte"is"atpEotograph of Mifls Grace O'Ryan, one pf'the prettiest mem
bers ot CMcagO8co-ordinate club. The club was founded by Mrs. Ahrend
von Vlissingen, wholivesvin the fashionable North Side, and is a disciple of
Ernest Baron von Peuchtersleben, an Austrian physician who 'started the
thing in Eurppe.
Mrs. von .Vlisslngen's classneets at the home of Mrs. Twck-Baker,
at the corner of Grove and 'Maple streets. There, in sunny seclusion, with
the wind tossing their gossamer garments, they slip back Into ancient days
and shoot arrows and caper and co-ordinate to their hearts' content.
The idea is that-by such untrammeled gambolling the body and soul
are brought into complete unity or "co-ordination," and thus soul freedom
is attained.
But one has to be careful, else one gets stone bruises on one's feet and
sunburn on one's knees.
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I've been from Hong Kong to Shan
ghai, From-Pekin to Hung Pooey,
But I never saw a Chinaman
Who liked to eat chop suey!
MATCHLESS BUT THOUGHFUL
Tim was only fifteen, but had fol
lowed his calling in every sense of
the word for eight years. Saunter
ing down the street, he extracted a
cigarette from his pocket and placed
it jauntily between his, teeth, only to
discover that he had no matches. ",
Tim, therefore, entered a tobaccon
ist's shop.
"We do not give matches away,
boy we sell them!" was all the gen
tleman behind the counted said in an
swer to'Tim's request for a light.
"Weh how much are dey, then?"
"A penny a box.''
Tim paid his money and lighted his
cigarette.
"Here," he said, handing back the
box, "leave these on the counter, and
when anuwer gentleman-asks for a
Llight give him one of my matches!"
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