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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 15, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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life. And Father Time will tell the
story. This much T can feel as though
we can hug as solace.
Although no man can state speci
fically what the result of current dan
gers shall be, still itis-safe to predict
that when those Christ-killers,
"Church and State," have been de
stroyed, something good wil be given
us in their stead. J. N. Albright, 2348
W. Harrison St.
HUSBANDS, NOTICE! In the last
few issues Of The Day Book Mme.
Schumann-Heink has been giving
advice to brides. So far the articles
emphasize the importance of being,
above all, a "successful" wife, and go
on in detail explaining what is meant
by this particular term.
At various times'l have seen sim
ilar articles written by public women
who, singular though it may seem,
have comparatively happy home lives.
The woman who is foolish enough to.
try to find happiness in being a house
keeper and loving her husband will
find it is a very diffilcult task to ad
just herself to the fact that she isn't
the world and all to her husband after
the honeymoon, as she Imagined she
would be from his protestations be
fore marriage, that his business, the
events of the world, even baseball,
are as important to him as is she.
And because she devotes all her
thoughts to his meals, his comforts,
etc. (some of the essentials of being
"successful") and neglects her brain,
so that in time it becomes a sieve
and can't hold anything but recipes
and scandal, she feels ieartbroken
because he finds nothing to talk
about at home and prefers the com
pany of his newspaper to her own.
But the real thing I wanted to say
was: Did you ever, any one, man or
woman, see an article on "How to Be
a Successful Husband?" My husband,
God bless him, says: "Dust your
brains before you dust your house,"
and he doesn't thnk my "sphere" is
being a cook and housekeeper.
He doesn't slam the door and go 1
out when we disagree. Rather we sife
down qnd talk it over like two men,
and we are both more than willing to
give in when we see we are in the
wrong. There's never a harsh word
or a quarrel in our home. Our motto
since we have been married has been
"Bear and Forbear." Any one who
will try using it and will use it faith
fully, not just when it suits your fan
cy, will find that there is no need for
discord or any unpleasantness in the
Going back to my question, though,
it is so unsual that It ought to prove
interesting. What is your idea of a
successful husband? Mrs. J. H.
WAR AND PEACE. Did you ever
see two strapping young fellows, who
were rattling good friends, fight to
Ask either the cause and the an
swer will usually be: "Oh, well, Tom
always had the opinion he could lick
me, so I prepared in case we should
ever really have a fight I found
Tom had. also prepared and so we
called it a draw.
"We now respect one another more
than ever and consider each otlier
equal. We aren't going to prepare
for aiiother fight on the sly because
we might fight over that Instead of
secretly preparing we are trying to
help eatih other. We are not better
acquainted than we ever were and
we are going to leaye fighting for
those who like it"
The moral to this ha' penny para
ble Isr prepare for war and you will
have war, prepare for peace and you
will have permanent peace.
I trust that the man at the wheel
will see us through the present crisis.
THE ONLY ERROR
Cyclist Am I on. the right road to
" 'vman Oh, yes, you're on
the right road but you're going the
-- -A ajt,liitt Stf &2.S-v e ,