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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 26, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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an eye" about that temperamental
stuff, and cross your heart again and
admit the truth that if Miss Murphy's
name was as before stated and Mich
ael J. Collins made the motion to oust
her he would be "burned up" by Loeb
and Loeb's people as a bigot.
The papers would roast him, the
holler would go out that the Loebs
were persecuted, when, in fact, they
get the "cream of the earth." And
good luck to them! But I warn them
that other people and other races are
entitled to as much consiedration
as Loeb's people, and if they don't get
it it's because they are damn fools.
Because they don't "stick" and fight
for their rights and demand fair play.
You can hang and damn a million
Americans and "fire" a million Miss
Murphys and not a word is said by
the papers or the public.
Try to hang or "fire" one little Ja
cob Eoeb and Rosenwald opens his
pursestrings and newspapers, re
formers and preachers of all kinds
and colors howl night and day until
Jake is saved from the rope and
even gets his job back. You Mur
phys, Cochrans, Washingtons and
Lincolns better wake up. Pull the
cobwebs out of your "blinkers" or
you'll find yourself owned, controlled
and out of jobs very soon. M. J. Gallery.
PRICES. Your readers may be
interested to learn about the prices
of necessities and luxuries which
were obtained in the early days of
Chicago, between the years 1855 and
1860, as compared with present con
ditions and values.
' A man could rent a two-story frame
P house of seven or eight rooms, for
from $8 to $10 per month. Eggs cost
about 7 or 8 cents per dozen, pota
toes, 15c a peck; rib beef, 5c a pound;
pork, 4c a pound; soft coal, $2.50 a
ton, and hard coal $5 a ton.
A block of 12 lots and 12 houses
between State and Clark sts. sold for
$18,000 in 1857. Good whiskey cost
25 gents a gallon,
Chicago's oldest
druggist, who requests that his name,
be withheld, gave the writer this in
formation. J. Weiler, 1908 N. Keeler.
SEX. Sex doesn't indicate paral
lelism, so that just because we speak
of a woman as pure doesn't say that
purity, innocence and personal integ
rity in a man is anything to blow
about.
In a woman these are everything
just because she's a woman. There
are qualities conplemental to these
in a man.
Accordingly, the complement of
purity in him should mean possession
of provocative power to the normal
extent If he hasn't got this, then
he's physically below par that is,
not pure enough. Innocence and
personal integrity in him should
therefore mean possession of enough
judgment to keep away from befoul
ing acts and influences.
In exercising this judgment a man
can still remain fairly normal.
, Sexually, woman is different; mor
ally about as weak as man. The av
erage man is no more to blame in any
case than the average woman. It
hardly matter how ignorant a worn-
an is, her intuition can sense the
future danger of an act as well, if not'
better, than the man with all of his
logic.
Persons who holler for the single
standard of morals and in the same
breath plug for a scatteration of the
"district" don't know the fundamen
tals of what they're talking about
J. J.
WANTS BASEBALL STANDINGS.
I am a constant reader of The Day
Book and appreciate the kind of
paper you are trying to publish,
therefore, I am writing you for the
second time in regard to the printing
of the standing of the three major
league teams.
If you don't care to print it, I would
like to know how you think a person?
is going to know how the ball clubs
stand, in the pennant racej A, feti?-wj
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