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," &HORT ONES
The slimmer resort photographer,
to be really popular and prosperous,
should invest in a camera with a lens
focused to make-. four-inch perch
look like a six-pound bass.
But just think how many Amer
icans have been saved from mal de
mer by this war.
Mighty few men would permit their
consciences to write their autobiog
raphies. Thirteen Fort Dodge, Minn., girls
have agreed to walk 500 miles each
year; and those who get married will
do it easily between the stove and the
While naturally of a mild disposi
tion, we win not be responsible for
the consequences if we catch anyone
in the act of praying for rain.
Tessie I offered that long-haired
young man at the hotel a penny for
his thoughts last iiight.
Jessie What did he say
Tessie Said he'd had worse offers
THE PUBLIC FORUM
BABY BONDS. I wish you would
explain through the columns of The;
Day Book what city bonds represent
and the conditions under which they,
are handled; also the interest they'
bear. J. E. M., 347 E. 45th.
The so-called "baby" bonds which
are being sold over the counter in the-j
comptroller's office are of $100 de-j
nomination. They are issued for mu-
nicipal improvements, such as bath
ing beaches, fire, police and health
department improvements. They are
exempt from the income tax and bear
4 per cent interest, payable semi-an
nually. They are sold at par. A cer-
tain portion matures each year be
MAN'S RIGHTS With reference
to the question you ask in The Day
Book as to how much a man is en
titled to know about a girl before he
marries her, I believe that the pros
pective man and wife should know as
much before marriage as they would
be interested to know after marriage.
There is no question for what this
would solve a great many of our di-
It seems Cartoonist Barnes of The?
Day Book had somewhat the rightj
idea in his cartoon directly to the
right of your inquiry. It is a very clev-,
er cartoon and you should be an ar-j
dent advocate of the diaphonous',
With due respject to the fairer sex,
I believe, in view of the fact there is i
so much misleading makeup, that
you have the right to look into things
which may interest you (provided, of"
course, you are not taxing the limits
of propriety). J. M. F.
GOLDEN TEXT NO. 6. Our Sun
day Visitor, Feb. 11, 1915, page 3:
"lhe Roman inquisition declared the4
doctrines of Copernicus false aud
condemned Galileo's defense of same.
We know today that the ecclesiastics,
erred. Galileo was condemned be-"