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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 29, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 11',
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jHINk ABOUT BABIES ANO'STORK WlLL COME
ADVICE OF PARENTS CHILDLESS 1 1 YEARS .
" This is Edmund Eyre Babcock, the psychological baby. The distinc
tion doesn't 'seem to bother Edmund. He's a -healthy youngster and pos
sesses a winning smile.
Austin, Tex., June 29. If Presi
dent Woodrow Wilson wants some
one to back him up in his theory that
great things can be accomplished by
means of psychology, he ought to
write to R. P. Babcock, registrar of
vital statistics of the state of Texas.
If the-power of suggestion can bring
a brand new baby into a home, there
should be no difficulty in people ob
taining prosperity and other good
things for' themselves by the same
method, Babcock says.
The Babcocks had been married
more than eleven years without their
union having been blessed by the ar
rival of a haby and that they had.
about despaired of their long cher
ished hopes ever being realized..
Babcock thinks it was a fortunate
thing that he was appointed to the
position of state registrar of vital
statistics two years ago. One of hial
duties is to make a record of thel
birth of every child when the reportss
come in each day from all parts of
'the state. During the last two yeani
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