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ment for violating school discipline.
The school-board took up the ques
tin in a series of daily secret meet
ings, but compromised temporarily
while investigating, by relieving the
principal from conductng -classes and
allowing the strikers to return, to
school as usual.
The girl's father, aggrieved by
failure to get instant settlement ofJ
the trouble, threatens suit for sender
both in the criminal and civil courts
The trouble started when Principal1
Jack ordered the girl to go home and
SHOULD A GIRL WHO
BY'IDAH M'GLONE GIBSON
Dear Mrs. Gibson I have smiled
and raged alternately at the letters
from the girls -who have run up
against such terrible things in busi
ness offices of our city.
Some of them seem to have been
written by girls whose egotism has
run away with their common sense
Is it possible that a girl dreams for,
one moment that, because a mantis
polite to her and invites 'her to
luncheon he may possibly continue
the business conversation that was
begun at the typewriter, he will care
for her as a social companion?
I believe that a business girl should
be a good "fellow" and accept an oc
casional invitation to luncheon as
would a man in the same position.
Elver since I have been 'a typist I
have done this and I want to say that
I have never received any undue fa
miliarity from any employer that I
On the contrary, many of them
have confided in me their romantic
attachments for girls in their own po
sitions., in society and I have sympa
thized with and advised them.
Don't be too egotistical, girls. The
man who buys your ability as a ste
nographer or any other office work
er is not always looking for trou
ble. Plain Faced and Plain Spoken.
comb -her hair. He declared she
dressed her.body and her hair to en
tice the boys of the school. She went
home in tears.
The strikers were the leaders in
the school, including the captains of
the football and "baseball teams and
the head of the school debating soci
ety. ' ,
If the principal does not offer an
apology he will te made the defend
ant in the qourts, is the ultimatum of
the strikers and the girl's father as
years of business' life that the plain
faced and plain-spoken girl is not so
apt to have temptation thrown in her
pathway as her prettier and more
diplomatic, sister. How about it?
BRITISH COMMANDER HAS SEEN
One of England's most fearless
seafighters, Admiral Sir Charles Ed
ward Madden, commander of the
third cruiser squadron.
Admiral Madden, who is 52 years
old, has been in the navy since boyhood.
It has been my experience in many