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jytl &r have appointed continue to
draw from $2,000 to $10,000 a year,
when they could much better afford
to lose the -whole of theirs.
This Is not democracy: it Is pure
sordidism of the worst Tdnd. This
is not progress74t45 retrogression.
It is bulldog -eat the spaniel, for I
am the bigger and stronger, to econ
omize on the poorest of her people,
the laborers If President Wilson tol
erates this I for one would never vote
again for him, though my family has
been Democratic since the Boston
tea party. C. E. A..
Here's a poser or a mother, Save
her consult the writer (a, sympathet
ic father) and ask her to report the"
result to The Dajr Book. Dr. Davjd
SOME COMMENT. I am a con
tinuous subscriber, regular reader
and persistent booster of The D,ay
In these days "that try men's
souls" I often feel Impelled to write
and tell you how my heartstrings vi
brate to the touch of your magic lyre
Your contributors all reyeal the
spirit of human co-operation, now so
desired and prayed for by the en
slaved, enlightened and progressive
people of the world, I wfll refer to
certain topics (very briefly, of
course), printed in three issues of
The Day Book within the past twen
ty days Jan. 25, in One Man's Opin
ions, "Cut It Out" Yes, we wiH
In Letters to Editor: "Humanity
Day," Shall we have Humanlay Day'
Who knows? Who cares? wia
dares' Let me hear from you. S. P.
I have founded Humanity Day and
you might inform Mr. Cleveland and
ttesr world at large, If you care to.
Humanity Day, the first Sunday
ter June 10 in each year.
reb, 11, In One Man's Opinions,
KJrimes and Criminals." "Poverty is
ikiSHferometer of crime." We will
kqo that In the Public Forum? Hu
qaahity Day No. 2. Who will be the
Jftfet? I have already confessed. Feb.
13, in The Public Forum, "A Sweit
aercrPome," by W. E. Wachs. Well
teidi Sweitzer wins.
REPENTANCE-. It may be well
for us of the upper class to learn from
such tradespeople as "Plutocrat,"
for all we know how the sons of the
rich often squander what the parents
accumulate. This Is" because we have
been fitted for the graces and arts
of- culture, but lack the necessary de
gree of practical but sordid knowl
edge. The rich should be secured by
entail and stringent law, so that if a
few aristocrats go wrong the whole
Btructure will not topple.
I question the wisdom of too much
charity. When two men give $310,
000,000 in charity I fear that the ig
norant may think the givers them
selves doubt the propriety of the
methods which gave them such vast
wealth, If that amount is a mere
surplus, what must their total be?
These large gifts should be kept se
cret, for they reveal too muclt As
much of that sum was given to col
leges wherein aristocrats are trained
the gifts were wise to that extent
Actual charity ought to be Just
enough to keep the lower class-alive
more breeds discontent and danger
Will Plutocrat please defend the
Street car system, which gives me
most of my Income, from the so-
caned jitney competition 7 The mat
ter of noise should condemn the lat
ter. JuBt stand near a street car
as-it whirls by and note that the
silence Is almost uncanny as com
pared to thetacket made by the mbr
ber tires of a bus on asphalt paves"
Mary saw a Persian lamb- -
Made into a coat;
She went inside to buy it, Wit
The price got Mary's goAt "" "