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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 09, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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BABIES, BABIES RED, YELLOW, BLACK, BROWN
AND WHITE, ALL FOR OLD AGE GARDEN
BY HONOR FANNING
A gardenful of babies! A garden
in which the twilight of years of life
will be brightened by the sunshiney
presence of babies!
A garden in which babies will grow
instead of pansies; where fluffy little
baby heads will nod on the greens
ward, instead of clovertops or dande
lions; where chubby little girl babies
will bloom intd bigger little girls;
where hedgerows may be made of
sturdy little boys instead of sun
flowers or asters.
This garden of babies is not
a dream. It is a carefully analyzed,
thoughtfully planned project which
, will be put in practical operation soon
by Mrs. Louis Brackett Bishop of
Chicago, a mother, a humanitarian,
and incidentally a society woman
who wants to spend her old age "cul
tivating" babies.
Of her baby garden Mrs. Bishop
says:
"All my life I have been dreaming
of this baby garden of mine; I dream
ed of a beautiful place in which the
Mrs. Louis Brackett Bishop, who
will withdraw from society to devote
her time and .a large .part of her for
tune to baby.-gardening.
babies would have a chance to grow
and be sweet and strong and beauti
ful. I saw the scientists, aided by
the government, build splendid exper-

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