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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 15, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 6

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you of the little worries of business
or the compliment the "boss" paid
him. If you never again could see
him greet the children with that
rough tenderness that brings a lump
into your throat.
l And then ask yourself what you
would do if the children should be
taken from you and you would never
see them again? Never have them
come to you with a bruised knee or
"a hurt finger, beseeching you to heal
the hurt with a kiss?
v Never be able to listen again to
their "God bless mamma" prayers or
tuck them into their little beds, or
kiss their foreheads damp from play?
And I think, if you will do this hon
estly, your eyes that look back at
you from the mirror will accuse you
of a very great selfishness that you
have not appreciated what a happy
woman you are, and I think yoi will
be glad that you searched your heart
and found, before it is too late, that
you would be utterly miserable with
out the husband who doesn't live on
the same plane with you or the chil
dren who are too young to sym
pathize. j. Stop imagining yourself misunder
stood and try to adjust yourself to
those about you. Try to find their
pweetness and ,their dearness to
which you have heretofore shut your
eyes; and when you have made your
self one with the three who love you,
then try to make yourself harmonize
with life by studying the lives of
others, by discovering how very
much real misery there is in the
world that is borne bravely while you
have whimpered about fancied mis
ery. And when you have made yourself
harmonize you will not suffer from
soul-hunger and you will not be mis
understood. But I do think you will
often smile whimsically at the
thought that you ever wrote such a
letter.
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Roman stripe materials are smart
est when blue and green predominate.
WHERE HAS MURPHY'S BASE
BAIL DOUGH GONE?
Where is the $1,000,000 which
"Chubby Charley" Murphy, former
boss of the Chicago Cubs, claimed to
have quit the game with after start
ing with a shoestring? It is muchly
absent from the personal property
schedule he sent to the board of as
sessors, v
Murphy's financial rise was spec
tacular. But if his property schedule
is to be believed he has slipped far
more rapidly.
Murphy only scheduled $6,650. On
his schedule is the following item:
"Money $1,800."
But Ass't State's Att'y Henry Ber
ger is right on his trail. Berger stole
a march on Murphy and has produc
ed a number of the daily interviews
Murphy used to hand out to reporters
while he was boss of the Cubs.
An investigation will be made.
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ERNEST OWEN KILLS SELF
Ernest Dale Owen, 64, formerly one
of the best-known attorneys in the
city, shot and killed himself last
night in the Hotel DeI Prado.
Owen shot hiniself after his wife
had gone downtown. He left no
note. His wife and friends say he
was despondent because of a cancer,
which had been declared incurable.
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The Bluejay Do you believe that
the world is going crazy?
The Squirrel More, I fervently
hope so.
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