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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 16, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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THAT -OPPORTUNITY AWAY by giving the city's" consent to the pur
chase of the Automatic phone system by the Bell Co.
That consent not only throws away this golden opportunity, but gives
the Bell phone trust an absolute monopoly in this city, with the right to
increase its capitalization and TO RAISE PHONE RATES to pay the in
terest on the increased capitalization.
A PennyPhone League haB been organized to fight for the interests of
the people and to prevent council from giving away this opportunity. All
over the city women -are taking an active interest in the fight and getting
ready to meet the powerful loop interests at the council meeting next
month, when the lobbyists of the public service corporations will try to rail
fcad this gigantic steal through council.
Morton L. JohnBon, 911 N. Leclaire, Phone Austin 18334, is president of
the Penny Phone League, and H. B. Wild, Phone Midway 7444, is secretary.
The headquarters where mail js received is 75 West Monroe street. Any
citizen can join by sending his name to this address.
- There is no"time to waste. Lobbyists of the Bell phone trust and the
Tunnel Co. work while YOU sleep.
LETTERS TO EDITOR
THIS MEANS YOU
Editor Day Book:
Waste not thy life in idle letters of
dispute.
Argument is death to the Voice of
Truth.
Of Creeds, and Beliefs, debate with
none,
It widens out the breach unto defeat
Hasn't God got enough of trouble
on His hands. Hasn He got His
hands full. Can't YOU lend Him a
hand and help to turn this earth,
your earth, into a Paradise, a Para
dise fi for God and His children to
dwell hereon? Of course you can
get down to business do it now. As
a reminder, here goes for a starting
point, taken from watching my dog,
fact: Last thing at night and first
thing in the morning balance on your
toes, lift hands up as high as possi
ble, stay that way for 3 minutes, no
longer, saying meanwhile and mind
ing what you say:
"Open 0 thou world-sustaining
Father the Entrance unto Truth hid
den by the Vase of dazzling light.
Soften the radiation of thy illuminat
ing splendors that I may behold Thy
true being. From the unreal lead me
unto the Real and unveil the magic
Illusions of the phenomenal
that I may see the Paths unto Real
ization."
Next with a Turkish towel, rub
body thoroughly from head to foot,
if you are mentally engaged. Take
daily all the bending, stretching, con
tracting and relaxing exercises that
you know. If more manually, then
pay more attention to the cultivation
of the mind by study or reading
works of progress on science,
mechanics, art, etc This way you
keep brain and body balanced and
bring more helpful and practical help
to yourself than all your theologians.
Don't disgrace yourself or YOUR
GOD by expressing on your face,
meanness, ugliness, disease, darkness
and death. Become a better man, a
better woman and show on your face
beauty, health, love, happiness and
life. Life is short at best get the
best now you can by laying your
mind down to it don't have me come
back next month and give you the
merry ha ha. Violet.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
Edrtor Day Book: Apparently D.
I. Sullivan believes in freedom of
speech if only the thingB he approves
are spoken. Washington approved the
writings of Thomas Paine and his in
fluence on the revolution. "Commoa
worlds Sense" was pronounced "unanswer-

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