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Is human. Hand him your fare, but
aim your breath the other way.
But even if you boycott eggs and
eat meat,, the beef trust gets your
coin just the same.
J. Og. Armour et al catch the coon
comin' or goin'. -
But the great American hen has
one advantage of humans. She gets
her daily grub whether she works or
Pres. McCormick bethought him to
bewrite him an annual report to the
County Board yesterday, begosh.
Having got that out of his system
he can now put on his glad rags and
tango over to the grand opry or the
hog show and do a few sassiety
In the meantime, not being lady
like enough, Frank Bagen was fired
off the finance committee.
Maybe Mac will get that commit
tee fixed finally so all members will
wear dress suits at meetings and
elect Julius Rosenwald an honorary
HE WON'T HAVE TO KNEEL TO
THIS YOUNG LADY
A West Side girl writes: "I have
never had a proposal. And I'm 25.
Sounds strange, doesn't it?
"Because I have arrived at that
age I know just how the ideal man
ought to propose. I use to think he
ought to get down upon his knees
to me. I am bravely over that. I
want the man to tell me that he loves
me and in the same breath ask me
to be his wife. Above all I want him
to be sincere. I am very sincere my
self and demand that quality more
than any other."
The Day Book wants its young
readers to tell the people how they
think the ideal man ought to pro
pose. You surely know. It is Mr.
Ideal Man who has been in your
dreams since you were a child. I
It is said that one of the most im
portant moments in a woman's life
is when a man proposes. Tell us
just how you'd like the request to be
made. Address to The Proposal Edi
tor of The Day Book. All names and
addresses will be held in confidence.
DARROW CRTICIZES THE PUBLIC
Clarence S. Darrow gave a very
straight-from-the-shoulder talk at
the John M. Smyth school social
center last night. In the talk he criti
cized the public school system.
"Most vof the things taught in the
public schools are of no practical
value," he said. "Those who haven't
attended haven't missed very much.
"Arithmetic is only of value to
civil engineers and persons of like
profession. If you want to add use
an adding machine.
"Geography should be cut out. It
will teach you where the Yangtse
river is, but leaves you in the dark
as to the whereabouts of Milwaukee
"Grammar only teaches one how
to say nothing and' say it correctly.
Tolstoi was the greatest writer in
the word because he used the sim
"A man with a college education
has to forget all the things he learn
ed at college before he can be of any
real use to the world. If you haven't
an education you don't have to forget
so many useless things.
"Between sewing clothes in a
sweatshop and such a study as
mathematics I would choose the
"People should teach themselves
to think and be original. It js better
to think wrong that not to do your
own thinking. Just think out facts
and be individual. You can learn
nearly everything of use without go
ing to school. To learn how to read
is the most important part of educa
tion. With that you -can get every
thing else necessary.
"I know many workingmen who
talk better than college men."
Seville, Spain, annually harvests
more than 50,000 tons of oranges.
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