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cifSP God makes no sign. It is time
that the people awoke to the fact
thaibnly man helps "man.
1 30n't care a rap whether Sweltzer
cables a cross or Thompson a rab
bit'SToot, but I do care what his rec
ord has been in the past as regards
to Tionesty and truthfulness? Let us
not'Vbte for a man because he is a
good Christian; we have had many
a ""good Christian" snake the -work-lngnian's
hands before election and a
week after run over him in hi auto
mobile. What prompted me to write
thlsPwas the thought that if about
5,06(T of us could get together (liter
allyTspeaking) we might at least pick
the best candidate regardless of par
ty Jor religion. I personally know
nerfto nothing of anyone except
Harrison, but some of my brother
wbffiers have had some personal ex
perience with these candidates.
ou may be able to enlighten some
of us who are now in the dark on this
sitfc&tion. Come on, shoot in your
letf&rs, make them short and to the
po&fc Don't selfishly withhold your
knowledge, but shout it out so we all
can hear that we may go to the polls
and vote Intelligently. Etiw. Free
man, 1906 Ogden av.
tfoOZE IN MOVIES. Thr-writer
has-been a reader of The Day Book
fbr,,some time past and has always
taken an interest in the "Public
Forum" column and, while I have
neveT replied to any of these articles
being a "movie" fan myself, the
"Bodze in the Movies" article sug
Nbticing A. V. B.'s article, "Booze
in the Movies," it seems a shame that
her' 'husband hasn't will power
enoffgh to quit the "booze" habit
wfthbut asking the film manufactur
ing? companies to cut out, what in
some cases, is the main or starting
poitit' of the picture. She says that
the1 picture people fail to "show the
remorse which comes the next morn
ing There is no need of "remorse, I
4.,0-with a man 'who ha& willpower
enough to quit when he has enough.'
She goes on to ask why the censors
don't help temperance. Isn'-t our
censorship broad enough as it is?
Some time ago the Jewish people
complained of their race being cari
catured in pictures and the compa
nies had to cut it out. They have
cut out fight and murder scenes,
soul kisses, etc. Now A. V. B. wants
drinking scenes discontinued on ac
count of her husband. Whose next?
Suppose some "humane" person will
be asking them to cut out dogs and
cats from pictures on the plea of
cruelty to dumb animals.
After that, let's have them discon
tinue moving pictures altogether.
Then what will A. V. B.4o? W.H.B.
MISSED THE POINT.A clipping
from your paper entitled "Rank" and
signed "Aristocrat" has been sent me.
The writer evidently missed the point
of my letter to the Taxpayers' ass'n.
I understand a job to he work
which begins at a certain definite
hour and ends at a definite hour.
Work such that the employer may
not in justice expect any more time
spent on it than is expressly agreed
My point is, that school teaching
requires much work outside of the
six hours of the school days, and that
if I did not give this outside time to
it I would not do justice to the pupils
or to the people who hire me.
I would be glad to know if the Tax
payers' ass'n and the people general
ly who talk about the teacher's short
day expect that the planning of class
work, the keeping of attendance and
scholarship records, the care of
books and materials belonging to the
school, the reading of pupils' written
work, the preparing of material for
pupil's use, attention given to ath
letics, entertainments and the like, if
people expect that this comes into
the six hours of the school day.
I have no objection to my vrofk
being called a job except that my em
ployer has the right to xpeotrme