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The truly honest in heart is able
to paddle his own canoe, but the in
ferior has to be placed into position.
An inferior always lays stress up
on authority, hut a superior merely
reminds one of duty that appeals to
Clad with a little brief authority
man is apt to consider himself more
powerful and greater than God.
The man who minds his own busi
ness sets a better moral example than
all the precepts written from time
immemorial will ever be able to con
vey to the seeker after truth.
A man who lives at peace with
himself is of greater value to society
than all the learned ones at the
shrine of justice. Sandy.
SURE, HERE IT IS!
Editor Day Book: Here is a copy
of a letter I sent to the News and the
Tribune. Neither one of them pub
lished it. Will you?
"To the Editor: So they are going
to make the night students pay tui
tion? Good! And some one has sug
gested that the day pupils be made
to pay it instead. Great!! Why not
tax them all? Then put into force
the new curriculum which practically
does away with the common
branches, and let the enemies of the
public schools have a good laugh.
L. M. Stevens, 158 W. Monroe St.
A capital story was told the other
day of John Bright. A witty and per
suasive clergyman was trying to in
duce him to subscribe toward rebuild
ing his church.
Bright very naturally replied that
as a Quaker he could hardly be ex
pected to subscribe toward the erec
tion of a church of another denom
ination. "Ah," replied the curate instantly,
"but the old building will have to be
pulled down before we build a new
one! Won't you subscribe to that
And Bright gave 10 pounds. ";
A WISE PUP F k c.
THIS IS SURE A QUIET
DAY. NOTHING DOING'.
I DON'T KUOW
GET OUT O" HERE THEN,
WE HEED THE SPACE
-ftd WAR. NEWS'.
LIQUOR MEN SAY NIX
Alton, III., Oct. 1. The Liquor
Dealers' Protective Ass'n of. Illinois,
in convention here, voted down a
resolution asking them to appropri
ate $1,000 for the relief of suffering,
in Germany and Austria-Hungary.