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of banks in Latin America and the
corralling, of the German markets for
Peace does nqt mean well-filled
purses, steady employment, good
Peace means that relation existing
between man and man of perfect
trust, mutual assistance, brother
hood. We are hypocrites to have avarice
Hn our hearts and pray for peace.
We are the "money-changers" if
we seek prosperity in the name of
peace at the altar of justice and
"As a man thinketh in his heart so
is he" with this in mind it will be
hoove us to be frank with ourselves
lest we be judged.
The self-satisfied frog in the well
says "all is peace." He has his placid
lakes, the glimpse of sky, insects to
eat and all is, well with him. He is at
peace self-satisfied peace.
Of course his vision is circum
scribed, his consciousness narrowed
to his own selfish desires he has all
he wants and hence, all is peaceful.
A stranger "drops in" a toad from
foreign lands wild-eyed with ex
citement spies his smug host and
tries to impart the news of strife
wars bloodshed starvation
famine want, going on in the
But Mr. Smug has no concern with
these things don't believe them
for he has never SUFFERED, hence
calls the stranger a "calamity howl
er" and a "disturber of the peace."
So it is with us we, forsooth,
would fill the Auditorium with our
voices Of praise and supplication to
the Almighty God who would wish
only that we be BROTHERS and in
"our own closets" the echoes of those
voices resound hollow in our ears
for we know 'tis not peace we seek,
but personal prosperity God will not
Let us throw aside this cloak of
sham, let us awake to the real issue
before 'tis too late.
The real peace of this and other
nations depends upon the under
standing and co-operation of all its
So long as there is exploitation of
the masses by a few of the classes so
long will there be war "Holy Wars"
and others less holy.
Let us pray less and work more for
the peace which passeth all under
standing the Brotherhod of Man.
A. G. Betts, 2903 Belmont Av.
HE WAS UP TO DATE
Editor Day Book: Latest War
Bui.: If the war smoke continues it
should make a good Season for
French Briars, but there is liable to
be a heavy charge with German Sil
ver Mountings. It will be a Chinese
Puzzle to find any Turkish Trophies,
as they will all be burned in the raz
ing, and even the Battle Axe is liable
to be Plugged.
The Bologna Sausage is in link
with the Frankfurthers, and there is
bound to be a tie-up, in the end.
Spanish Mackerel have been caught
fresh, and the Spanish Omelet is un
der cover, expecting to be fired on.
There has been a great fall of French
Bred, and the Vienna Rolls are all
If the Norwegian Lobsters are kept
bottled up, and the Dutch Cheese
turned, the Hungarian Goulash may
get in some "bum" work, and drop
Italian Spaghetti into the English
Broth, which the Japanese would not
like to a Tea. This would create a
vigorous stir-up in French Dressing,
and even Westphalia Hams might be
War Cured. Ed Klopp, 2931 Belmont
The New Yorker was descanting
on the glories of Broadway.
"The streets are ablaze with light
a veritable riot," he said. "Why,
there is one electric sign with one
hundred thousand lights."
"Doesn't It make it rather con
spicuous?" asked his English fnend.