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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 17, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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found In Lincoln or Garfield parks, 1
and wander through the many aisles
of beautiful flowers? If it has, you
undoubtedly have noticed that just as
you pronounced this flower to the
right to be the-mdst beautiful you
have ever seen your"eye catches one
to the left whose beauty makes the
last fade from your mind, and with,
each new discovery you experience a
deeper delight. But you wander on
down the aisle, your eye glances
quickly over the heads of these per
fect beauties, but suddenly you stop,
carefully push the leaves of a large
specimen aside to better view the.
beauty hidden from all but the most)
careful observer.
As your hand steals cautiously
toward it you are possessed with a
desire to pluck it, you want it for
your own. It is in perfect accord
with your idea of what a beautiful
flower should be.
Two natures are struggling within
you good and eviL All seems blank
around you, save the flower which
stands out clear and more inviting
than ever. But your eye catches the
sign below:- "Do not touch." In
stantly you become yourself and
slowly walk on. In this case your
experience has been the experience
of who may say how many?
It happens that men have these
experiences every day, mostly outside
the conservatory, though. And as
you were in quest of beautiful flowers
whose duty Beems only to grow more
beautiful and gladden the hearts of
those who understand them you be
came possessed with a desire to pwn
one. When you were attracted by
one you could hardly resist.
In other words, you were governed
by the law of attraction. If such had
not been your desire (with but few
exceptions) it is doubtful whether
anything could be forced upon you.
All are equally governed by the
laws of attraction and repulsion.
Think then how important that one
be attracted, not necessarily in beau
manner and simplicity of dress. Girls
of this kind usuallv reject more invi
tation to theaters and socials than
other kinds receive.
Take active interest in some con
structive work, and, like the rose, be
good for the sake of goodness.
Never express a desire to go any
where with a young man without his
first suggesting it This is usually fa
tal for your purpose and desire. Be .
courteous, enjoy and appreciate in
the largest measure all that is good,
but in a way that will make him feel
that the pleasure is mostly his.
This is the best solution I know of.
W. Heggem.
HEIRARCHY. I was very much
interested in your article, "A Plea for
Religious Tolerance." It is good. I
could subscribe to it. I was raised a
Catholic. Have no objection to the
Catholic faith, but I quit them when
they began to fight the "Godless pub
lic schooL" It's not the Catholic who
is fighting the public school. Its the
heirarchy. I am not trying to get
into a religious discussion, but sim
ply want to say that I am a friend of
the public schools and that is just
what Mexico is contending for at the
present time. John A. Reichelt.
DOES SPRING WATER COME
FROM SKY OR EARTH? Tell me,
please, does spring water come from
the earth or the sky? Harry B.
Though you may have seen spring
water gush from the ground it really
comes from the sky. If you live in
the country you may have noticed
that springs are well filled after rain
and when there is little rain they
shrink and sometimes even dry up.
The spring water you see is rain
water that had soaked into the earth
and found its way to the surface
again as spring water. From the '
springs the water runs into a lake or
river and so to the sea, from which
the sun sucks it up again and sends
is back to the earth and the springs
ty of face and figure, but in speech, I
as rain.
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