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so a rsr man iray take his wife a"d
kiddies out. The summer parks are
calling them, just as auto rides and
real joys are calling Busby.
Stop and think the hours car men
put in. They ieaye home at 6 a. m.,
make two trips, come home about 10
a. m., go back at 3 p. m. At 10:30
p. m. they come home all tired out
Nine hours' standing, where as high
as 800 people can treat you as they
feel. Of course, some are very kind.
Again, the cranks would make you
crazy arguing about transfers two
hours late while they have a good
one in their pockets.
A car man puts 14 to 15 hours on
a run at that rate for 9 hours' work,
with $2.70 a day, at 30c an hour, after
three years' service. Sure is some
wages. A Car Man's Wife.
WHO'S THE WRITER? May I
please be informed through your
Public Forum who the broad-minded,
intelligent person is who writes "Con
fessions of a Wife"? I have been a
constant reader of The Day Book for
almost two years and I surely think
this is the most realistic and true-to-life
story that I have ever read. Com
pare this lifestory in The Day Book
to that unrealistic story in the Chi
cago American, "Married Life the
Third Year," and you will readily no
tice the difference.
To every woman (yes, and even
the men) I say, if you want to read a
story worth while, a story from which
you will gain knowledge, read: The
Day Book's "Confessions of a Wife."
R. E. K.
Idah McGlone Gibson is the writer
of "Confessions of a Wife."
"STAY AT HOME." I notice that
Mayor Thompson has .been requested
to close the saloons on Sunday dur
ing the Christian Endeavorers' con
vention. Now if these people are unable to
withstand the temptation of the sa
loon on Sunday I would suggest that
they endeavor to remain at home in
the future or their pure souls will
surely be contaminated. H. J. Pal
mer, 143 N. Dearborn st.
GOLDEN TEXT NO. Z Letters of
Leo XIII., page 161: "It is quite un
lawful to DEMAND, to DEPEND, or
to GRANT unconditional freedom of
THOUGHT, of SPEECH, of WRIT
ING, or of WORSHIP. And
when such liberties are in use men
should estimate them AS THE
Were this LAW in force, wicked
and disagreeable allusions to St. Bar
tholomew's day would be prevented;
perhaps even the quotation of this
LAW is unwise, leading to dissension.
What we need is UNIFORMITY of
thought. Devout people will refer all
THOUGHTS, SPEECH or WRITING
to the CHURCH, before uttering
them. C. rf.
GIVE CREDIT. - I admired the
answer to Mr. Tompkins by G. H.
Curtis very much, but I like to see
every one who quotes from the writ
ings of another to give the author
credit for it
The last part of his letter is from
"Ingersoll's Vision of the Future,"
and I want the public to know it.
These same tactics Billy Sunday used
in using Ingersoll's Decoration ad
dress as his own, but one like Billy
Sunday is liable to do anything.-r-A.R.
LIBERTY BELL. Liberty Bell is
not what it is cracked up to me. As
Eva Tanguay said: "O, liberty, what
chimes are committed in thy name!"
With one-half of the country living
on the other half and the other half
living on breakfast food, where in the
bell is there liberty? E. Plueresy
Orator The land belongs to the
people. The land is theirs. All the
food the toiler eats must come from
Voice Aw, go on, how about fish 7)