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they belonged they wouldn't see "the
horrid men" trying to flirt "with. them.
I wonder if Patsy would tell me
where we women should keep our
eyes? We see people on the streets
simply because-we have to watch
where we are going" The next thing
we know some of the men will be
wanting the women to wear blinders.
All I have to say is that man
vam man does not need any en
couragement whatsoever. When he
see a goodlooking young lady, whom
he thinks he would like to chat with,
he never stops to consider whether
she would feel the same toward him,
but just takes it for granted. Even
with all my experiences I am broad
minded enough to know that there
are some men who are gentlemen
and would not stoop to do such an
act. But just believe he, A. EL and
Patsy, that the type of men who en
joy annoying and flirting with girls
does NOT need any encouragement
and I know. Miss M. B., Art Institute.
1 her. To suffer insults of this kind is
outrageous. A Reader.
MARY M'KINNEY'S COURAGE
Editor Day Book I would like to
say in reference to the Mary McKin
ney case that the I. C. trains are not
the only places that girls are insult
ed. I personally, as a working girl,
bible student and Charistian worker,
have been insulted in the same and
othef ways on the South Side ele
vated trains, going back and forth to
work, by men whom I had never
seen before and had not noticed un
til the insult occurred.
Many girls are enduring in silence
things which ought to be made pub
lic for the sake of other girls.
Notoriety of such a nature means
a great deal to a modest girl and
such men know it and take advan
tage of it. I admire the courage ofJ
Maiy McKinney and sincerely hope
she may get some satisfaction
through the courts. It seems to me
that a respectable girl, who can earn
her own living in this day and age in
USED A HAT PIN
Editor Day Book Being a reader
of The Day Book I wish to state my
opinion on flirting. I am employed
in. a West Side store where girls,
women and men come to trade, and
it is surprising to see the advances
some of the girls make to the men.
Naturally this encourages the men to
flirt with them and then the girls get
angry. If a girl behaves like a lady,
minds her own business and does not
try to attract the attention of every
one, then the men wouldn't pay any
attention to them either.
Regarding this "John Jones" af
fair which you seem to write so much
about, what Miss McKinney ought to
have done is to leave her seat; then
if he still kept on annoying her she
ought to have stuck a good sized
hatpin into his leg, so he would know
he was up against the wrong lady.
I had the same -thing happen at a
loop theater and that is what I did
and it did me good to hear him hol
ler. Then he got up and left the
I would advise all girls and women
not to go out unless they have some
thing to protect themselves with, so
the man who thinks they are so
sweet by annoying the ladies would
get what was coming to him.
A. B. D.
ONE MAN'S OPINION
Editor Day Book "Flirting men!"
"What's the answer?" Emile Zola
said: "Every woman is at heart a
rake"; 2 per cent mentality, 2 per
cent spirituality, 95 per cent anat
omy. P. Brannigan.
A FAVORiTE SPOT
John Morse fell at the corner of
Church and Stallman streets yester
day and broke his arm. This is the
third time Mr. Morse has fallen on
this spot. Merryville (Iowa) Banner.
an honest way has much credit due J
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