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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 27, 1913, Image 15

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"Inefficiency- in the management
of municipal housekeeping -wastes
the human product." Women should
know and realize, that more than any
one else I believe." There are the chil-
I dren to consider.
A , "When the community wakes up
and takes hold of the city house
keeping, the poor, overburdened,
much-instructed jnbther will have a
fair chance to bring into the world
and bring up healthy children.
"When party politics have been
eradicated from municipal affairs'and
afew intelligent people take hold and
do .the next thing with the single
thought, of getting the best "results
for the community, the prevention of
disease will be a simple matter."
-: 0 0
FREEDOM OF THE. PRESS
Editor Day Book.
-Freedom of the press!
' How our respected forefathers
swelled their huge chests ' to the
bursting point with pride, when .they
referred to the"free press" clause of
qut constitution.
,,It meant so much. .-,
It was to be the making p$ a great
cpuntry. . , v
rit was "to build a new and magni
ficentnation. . We must admit that it has accom
plished much." ' ,
;"But
What has.it developed inWat the
present-day? 1 '
" A farce! " !
t An autocracy!
,&. cuisc;
W ' Abuse of this so-called "freedom"
is responsible. , t ,
It has t developed, into if gigantic
game 'of Rule or Ruin, '
Its purposes 'are selfish.
Its actions are disgraceful.
Its results are damnable:
t 'It draws no line of -distinction be
tween good and- evil, or. between
justice' and right.
Its course is- regulated by dollars,
and dollars alone.
limit by making meat of the prom-7
inent and ignoring the obscure.
It continually seeks to tear down
and crush the man whom has en-
countered adversity, and ..toadies to
he whom fortune chances to smile.
upon.
It truckles and crawls to the suc
cessful, but rants and raves at the
unfortunate.
It has developed into the most
gigantic game of graft in existence.
And still we tolerate it! f
Why?
Because we are cowards!
Because we fear the venom which
we know-this free (?) press is capa
ble of and continually does spit upon
any person who dares to cross its
path.
We have become a nation of sub-,
servient slaves to this mis-named
free press.
Thank God that we occasionally
find a publication which does not
boast of its "free press" tendencies,
but which strives to be a free press.
THE DAY BOOK is one of these
few exceptions. j
It ignores the tactics of the rightly
termed ''yellow' journal," and gives its
patrons all the news which is clean
and wholesome.
It avoids sensationalism.
. It is fair to all.
It seeks to build up, do good and,
not destroy. ' .
Again, thank God!'
Curt M. Treat.
Daily Healthogram.
' A suitable diet for children which
will tend to make constipation a thing
of, the past includes oatmeal and
cream for breakfast, two qr more"
green vegetables at dinner, stewed
fruit "at supper and whole wheat or
graham bread with butter "at all
meals. J
"May I see you across the street?":
"Certainly. That'll be fine. You stay'
on this side and I'll cross." N, Y-
t ...
t It discriminates-to the-extreme
IlWorld; 1 , r ,. -'
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