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expected. It -is really physiological
and should even be encouraged.
Understanding the necessity of en
couraging an abundance of sleep and
so-called laziness during the period
of adolescence, the harm that is done
to the health of children when they
are placed in factories or-stores to
work may readily be seen, and if we
are to conserve health, the most val
uable personal asset one may possess,
we must not permit children under
16 to enter gainful occupation.
The companies say the telegraph
operators are satisfied. Better than
that, they are tickled to death to be
permitted to live.
No woman raises her boy to be a
soldier, but 99 out of 100 of them
thinks her boy is the handsomest fel
low in the world in his cadet uniform.
A Chicago man was knocked 25
feet by a speeding automobile, then
arrested and charged with being dis
orderly. He probably was when they
A New York paper that advertised
that it would print nothing but the
truth might at least have waited two
days before cutting down from 24
to 16 pages.
We don't know anything about the
McAdoo-Riggs National suit, but we
wish to rise and explain that any time
a banker declares he is unfairly
treated we want to get the recipe.
We have a horrid suspicion that if
we watched Gen. Huerta very care
fully and saw what rich men he calls
on in the United States we could get
some interesting data for the next
history of Mexico.
There are 100 uses for the marsh
mallow which perhaps you do not
know, remarks one advertiser. Let's
see: Pencil mark eraser, core for rub
ber ball, teething pad for babies, cud
for cudless cows, bath sponge for
infants, shock absorber for heels,
substitute for Ben Davis apple
pshaw, we can't think of the other 93.
THE PUBLIC'FORlM T
A SUGGESTION. As it looks like
a very serious labor was is declared I
wish to offer a suggestion:
Feature the workman's side of the
developments. You may trust the
trust press to garble, to lie and to slop
over with bolderdash. Make The Day
Book the reliable source of news, not
only to the interested workman, but
to many thousand whose sympathies
are with the laborers. Veritas,
BACK UP MAYOR-ELECT Gra
ham Taylor is angry. He is sore. He
says: "There is no justice in the mayor-elect's
proposition to have the po
lice do the real charity work." A few
remarks from a policeman who
knows from experience where the.
United Charities have failed to relieve
I will give a couple of cases, men
tioning no names. Case No. 1, at
Elm and Clark st: A mother and
three children, baby sick in bed, no
food in house, call at station. I gave
a small sum to the mother.
Case No. 2, Belleplaine and Lincoln
av.: Mother and two children, no
food or fuel in the house. Police of
Robey station handled case.
United Charities investigated the
cases and did nothing to relieve ac
tual want and suffering. Action, not
expression, is what you want. A Patrolman.
THAT CONVENT HAIR Just a
few words from one who has read
the articles by "Patriot" and "N.'W.
H." regarding "First-Cut Convent
Hair," alleged to be offered for sale in
Sears-Rebuck's catalogue, page 106.
I have not looked into, this cata
logue to ascertain whether or not
such an item is mentioned, but I do
believe that "N. W. H." gets "Patriot"
right In assuming that he meant
that the convent authorities were
selling the hair of the novices. "N3