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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 16, 1913, Image 13

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"WE WANT BETTER THINGS THANWEUSED TO
HAVE," DECLARES BILLIEBURKE
A New and Hitherto Unpublished Pictured Miss Efillie Burke.
By Billie Burke.
A-man has -written me a letter ask
ing me to write against the universal
extravagance of today.
We are the most extravagant peo
pie who ever have .lived upon this
earth, and the: age we are living- in
represents,, the apex -expenditure,
in brains, in timein energy, in money
and in desire.
Webster " defines extravagance as
"wandering beyond the -proper lim
its," and right-here is all the trouble;
we donot-know where to fix the
"limits." --
1- We. are. gaining a .knowledge of
what real living means r faster than.
MMMMMMM

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