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fer-3-Liberty, Americanism, Brother
mtoa of man.
Honest Abe Lincoln fought to free
the slaves, but-through no fault of
his we have them still. Frank Smith.
"POISON." I have been a steady
reader of The Day Book for two
years, but must confess that it has
disturbed my peace of mind of late
since you publish such articles as
written by Ida McGlone Gibson and
These articles are simply poison to
a girl's mind if they read them daily
Of course, some of their,, statements
are very true, while others lead girls
to believe that we men are allhrutes,
pure and simple. The man who
drinks his glass of beer is, stamped
a drunkard. Well, then, I am one of
them, because I had my beer three
times a day with each meal In Ger
many. Here in America I rarely
touch it, not that I, try to please
some fool prohibitionist, but because
I found it does not g very wel! with
American cooking. Whenever I' have
a meal a la Germany L must have
that beverage and no other. jfty lady
friend shares my view, and, in fact?
has no use for a man who neither
drinks nor smokes.
It is my conviction that everybody
has a hobby, or vice ( ? ) ,if you please,
and I have found -that some of those
temperance people indulge in habits'
that flourish, in the dark only. Sex
and prostitution are the pets of their
minds. If they were not, then why
do they waste so much time on a.
subject upon which each individual
has made up- his mind for 6)0O0
years? A solution will never be
The harm done to a lot of young,
men who are strangers In this city,
while reformers always point a warn
isg4kiger to a girl, is beyond descrip
tion. The majority of men are not
bad, nor are the girls, but continually
holding the bad example before our
eyes results in the fact that many
joung girls and men dare not ap-
prbach each other without distrusjU '
It is for this reason you find lone
some people in Chicago. These re
formers are the very last to open
their homes to a stranger. You who
always have had a home know noth
ing of the longing of, the stranger.
No 'church, noclu& no pleasure gath- Y
erings can offer that which a strang
er seeks. Chaperoning is a most
damnable devise to protect folks. It
puts a'chain on young people which
prevents their free movements. ,
"Will not some one come to the
defense of us men and take that stain
away that reformers have brought
upon us? My claim is that if there
were as many bad people as the re
formers would have us. believe there
are, then the home rock, of all the
state and, finally, -the nation would
go to destruction is"lees than a cen-
Itury. A Critic
CREED. What about human
greed ? Under single tax win it be the
same as now ? Perhaps, but it will be
harmless when not-aided, by law.
Greedy owners now take the "un
earned" surplus product of the best
land, bat the law collects it for them.
Without law they woukt get nothing.
The factory man collects large profits
from the laborer, but the laborer Is
first made helpless by law which de
nies htm luX natural right to land.
Having no opportunity, he must un-
derbld others in the same condition.
f hence low wages. Vaoaat-land con
tinually offers opportunity and high
wages, but labor teeists oa ignoring
the- offer. Greed te not thfe cause of
wnt C. F. Hunt. U
She's black and in our kKefcen works,
Contented as can be;
But she reads all the Sunday news
About society. Houston Post
The diameter of the earth is 7,926'
English miles, which, the katear-waata.
to make German miles.