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and comes before "a ""Big Brother
Judge" like Scully he will go away
still believing in the rainbow of
v.-4-reallybelieve that the kindness
.of Judge Scully to these boys is a
revelation to nianyof them, for not
'alone does the judge weigh the fact
that they haven't had a "chance,"
but he goes down in his own pocket
.and he helps them out; he gives them
"a little chance" that just strength
ens their belief in the ultimate big
And it is "Big Brothers" like these
who help the lads keep before them
the rainbow qf hope. Whether they
are again stealing a ride iri a "side
door Pullman" or whether they are
wearily trudging the streets hunting
for that "golden" job that means a
splendid future, down in the heart
of each will be a warm memory of
Whose is the fault that there are
"chanceless" boys? Sometimes it is-
1 future, when "we must depend upon
Cut out the kickin'. We' have all
been yellin' for real summer and
now we've got it.
So all we can do is sweat and
All the kids will now join the two
For the benefit of the folks who
don't get that, the two finger sign
means let's go swimmin'r
John Wanamaker has decided that
he will pay his employes for full six
days' work in spite of the fact that
they are going to get Saturdays' off
John says a holiday isn't a holiday
unless it can be enjoyed and a girl
or ma can't enjoy it if they know
that their pay stops for that day.
That's blame good figurine. Go
to it John and maybe some of the
the fault of the parents that theyJ-other big bugs will follow "suit.
have paid too httle heed to the flesh
of their flesh;, sometimes it is the
fault of the system that beggared the
parents and forced the boys to shift
for themselves, uneducated, untrain
ed and underfed. Sometimes death
takes the parents away just when the
boy needs them most
Sometimes it is our fault, that we
care so little about the lives of others
,and so much about our own.
J Oh, we will deny it of course. But
jit is true. How many of us stop and
ttry to strengthen some "chanceless"
boy or some "chanceless" girl, for
.there are both boys and girls who
never had a chance. Very few of us.
JiVe pity, perhaps, but we soon forget
and always we shirk the responsibil
ity of another's burden in the .feel
ing that we have enough to carry our
But it would be well for us to stop
and reflect that these "chanceless"
fboys are the future men of our coun
jtry, and what we do with them today
is what they will do to us in the
Lots of things only need a leader.
Wanamaker started the Saturday
holiday stunt and already a good
many big employers have joined the
merry march toward putting a touch
of pleasure in holding a department
Now will the rest of them pay full
The council has put the kibosh on
the buying of guns witnout a permit
Now it would be a dern good idea
to call in all the present permits and
start all over again.
It hadn't ought to be any trouble
cutting down at least 1,000. That
Y7ould be a good way of (Stripping a
lot of the bunk special deputies of
their smoke weapons.
Cover the patient over while airing
the sick-room. Let down the window
at the top swing door rapidly but
quickly for a few minutes back
wards and forwards. This will quickly
pump the bad air out and draw in the
fresh air from the window.
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