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ent. Wouldn't it be a -wonderful am
bition realized if you could make
mother's weary eyes light up with a
glimmer of the old-time mirth if
you could cause those furrows at.her
brow to smooth out, if you could
make her lips cilrvejn a smile?
And sister? Stye has a lot of little
secrets that perhaps you don't know.
They may seem only foolish secrets.
You may even be out of patience that
she should make so much of such
trifles. But wouldn't it be a wonder
ful ambition realized if instead of
scolding, or mocking, you would win
her confidence and,'then tell her such
a happy little story of a happy end
ing to her worries, that she would
curl her lips back oyer her white
teeth and smile?
And brother? Brother has an idea
that the world rests on his shoulders.
Dad's not ,young any more. Some
body has got to relieve dad. And
then, too, there's brother's sweet
heart. He wants a home of his own,
some day, but everything looks so
hopeless. He cannot seem to get a
decent job that pays a decent salary.
What's the use of trying? Why not
go down to the poolroom with the
other fellows and forget?
But wouldn't it be a wonderful am
bition realized if you could show
brother that you understand just how
he is worrying over dad, and the rest
of you, and just how his affectionate
heart is reaching out Jor a home of
his own. If you could show him that
you are all happy in just having him
think of you, and that the girl he
wants to marry will be happy, too,
in having him just 'do his best for
her, and tell him the story so well
that he would give you a sort of bash
ful grin that would broaden into one
big laugh of relief? '
Don't you think it is a pity that the
word ambition has come to mean
greed of wealth and power, and don't
you think that living would be well
worth the while if we could just rea
lize the ambition of making people
SLAYS MAN AND PLEADS THE
Walter Paul, a butcher, was shot
and instantly killed, by William Keith,
3706 W. Huron street, an ironworker.
In his cell at the West Lake street
station the slayer pleads the unwrit
According to Keith, his wife told tXi
film that "Doul ti11ti nallincr at tVlPtr 'J
home to get a meat order forced her
into a bedroom and attacked her.
This morning Keith came upon
Paul in Jacob Wetterhorn's saloon,
3335 W. Chicago avenue. Without a
word he placed a revolver against
Paul's heart and iired. Paul sank
lifeless to the floor.
The slain man was 30 years old
and worked at Balsou's butcher shop, j
,333,0 W. Chicago avenue. He Is said,
to have a wife in another city.
Keith and his yfife have three
daughters, Tanging from 5 to 15
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DIARY OF FATHER TIME
In these days of insidious lobby in
quisitiqps, great,.trusts,-and gigantic
swindles, it is refreshing to turn one's
mind to the palmy days of Greece
Greece- as it was under Pericles
when every man was brought into ac
tual touch ,withthej government, so
as to have a lively interest in it. Peri
cles had grasped .the theory of mod
ern governments,,that since the state
is supported by. all the. citizens It
must be governed for the good of all.
Above all he made his ideas effective.
Few Athenians engaged in trade or
business of any description. They
spent'their lves4n the service of the
state, and. the state repaid them liber
ally. They served in her fleets and
armies abroad, or in her law courts
and assemblies at home. To such a
general height of culture did the citi
zens attain that most officials were
chosen by lot, not elected, each man
proving as capable as others of fill
ing his position. with success 'and
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