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same years of illness has found
health once more and "feels, like a
In reply let every reader of The Day
Book sit down now and address
birthday greetings to him Just to
show how much welovejhis gentle
poet laureate of the American peo
ple. Write him a letter or a postcard or,
if you wish, send a telegram wishing
him many happy returns of the day.
Do it at once so it will reach him
Just address your message this
"James Whitcomb Riley,
, o o-
The world's a mighty market place,
And living souls its merchandise,
Where countless debtors sue for
And every mortal has his price.
I wonder oft, how much ar kiss
From Phyllis costs in Cupid's mart,
An hour of pleas ancLartiflce,
A fervent glance, a throbbing heart
Ah, lovely lass, who asks so much
For that caress which no maid
Can prayers ne'er your bosom touch
To grant me bargain sales in
The love of you is "always paid
In anguished thoughts and sleep
In comfort lost, in hope betrayed,
In doubts, alarms and. affrights.
Is not this guerdon far too great
To fatten Cupid's revenue?
Come, sweet, and make my heart
Reduce the cost of loving you!
A. Burstein in Judge
STING IN MUSTARD PLASTER
It's a very simple little thing that
juta. the blister. In the plaster. Npth-1
ing more than the chemipal sub
stance that's found in the mustard
plant This chemical is an irritant as
you well know, if you haye been
plastered recently with mustard.
The blood vessels in the part to .
which the mustard is applied swell'
up, and some of their contents are
discharged and this discharge causes
a blister. This blister in turn causes
a pressure on the nerves, and irri
tates the endings of he nerves and'
gives the wearer of the mustard plas
ter that stinging or burning sensation
which prevents the "plaster" cure
from gaining deserved popularity.
CHILLY! BUT IT'S ALL FOR ART
Br-r! It is some chilly! ' But Steph
anie Plaskovietska is a classic dancer
and too much of an artist to disguise
her art in clothes. Hence the nudity
oflf Stephanie's shoulders. She dis
plays her' classic steps in Pavlowa,
Ballet .Russe. t;