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shipment of any kind of goods from
this country to the warring countries.
This scheme would stop the war
much quicker then prayer, and would
place President Wilson among the
real great men who are much su
perior than God.
Prayers to God are unnecessary.
If God has the power to stop this war
He would do it without waiting for
prayers. If He has the power and
don't want to help, He is cruel, and
prayers would not help anyway.
Therefore we must try to help our
selves, and pray for the help of men.
LIKES GALLERY'S TALK
Editor Day Book; Among the
many well-written contributions to
your wonderful paper by its readers
those of Lieutenant Gallery interest1
me very much. He writes such inter
esting things and displays great com
mon sense and sound thought.
So even if Editor Cochran cannot
get a city policeman detailed special
ly at The Day Book office like the
trust press have, he is getting some
worthy contributions from the mem
bers of the police department and
that's more than the T. P. can say.
Tony Maxwell, 1301 Jackson Blvd.
Some women never can get over
asking foolish questions. The other
day when we were telling one of the
girls in the business office about the
Mexicans and United States marines
having a pitched battle, she wanted
to know who pitched. Can you beat
it? Wood County (Wis.) Reporter.
An interesting yarn comes from the
Mutual plant and yet, it might be
true. Russell E. Smith, who writes
the big Mutual scenarios, has invent
ed a contrivance for putting the baby
to sleep. After starting a good lul
laby he switches the phonograph on
and resumes his work. It is said that
the baby doesn't know the difference.
(Mother's magazines please copy!) ,
CHILDREN WILL LIFT VOICES TO
New York. "Out of the mouths of
babes" comes a protest against the
war in Europe. Children of America
will send a monster petition to the
rulers of the nine warring nations
asking them to -stop the slaughter
that is making thousands of children
Mrs. Mary Ware Dennett is? one of
several prominent women who are
directing the Children's Peace Move
ment. Mrs. Dennett and committee ask
the co-operation of the National Edu
cation Association in seSj&g chil
dren's signature to the 'polce com
mission. The petition will be brought
to Washington by a committee of
children representing every national
ity in the United States.