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HERE IS A GREAT BIG HUMAN!
REQUEST BY A MERE GIRL
The Day Book doesn't take adver
tisements, and if this sounds like one
it ain't no such thing. But a girl of
about 19, with great big blue eyes
that had a mist in them -and a face
so soft and tender that it would melt
the heart of a cynic, and a soft voice
that sounded as though it were a sen
tinel trying to keep back something
the owner of it didn't want to talk
about, walked into our office and
asked us this:
"Do you think you can find for me
a woman who is fond of children who
will take and board my two-months'-old
baby girl?" A pause. "I couldn't
pay so much and I don't want to
give the baby away just board her
out until she is a year old, so that
my sister can take care of her."
Another pause and the blue eyes
misted again. "I have to go to work,
so I cannot take care of her. But I
thought maybe you could find some
woman who likes babies who would
board my baby" it would thrill an
angel to hear her say "my baby"
"and I'll pay for her."
So this isn't an advertisement not
a bit of it but if there is some
"woman who is fond of children who
will board a two-months'-old baby
until the mother of it is able to take
care of it again any letters addressed
to The Day Book will be turned over
to the girl with the great big blue
eyes and a face that would melt the
heart of a cyme.
ETTELSON NAMES FISHER
Walter Fisher will be appointed by
Sam Ettelson, new corporation coun
sel, as attorney for the city in the
Automatic Phone company forfeiture
sale argument Ettelson announced
EDWARDS TRIAL MOVES ALONG
The stork saves Wm. Rufus Ed
wards, millionaire St Paul lumber
man, from a December trial on
pharge of having transported Ada M. 1
Cox from Chicago to St Paul for im
moral purposes. Jnduge Landis to
day granted the continuance when
he learned Edwards is to become a
father in January.
Frances Squire Potter Circle will
meet, home of Mrs. T. Lagerstad,
4426 N. Kostner av., Nov. 11, 2 p. m.
Questionaire on civil government and
public questions will be conducted by
Mrs. J. Pratt and Mrs. Chas. Swank.
Thirty-second Ward branch of the
Cook County Socialist party will hold
aldermanic caucus Nov. 19 at Mar
quette hall, 6654 S. Halsted st
CONGRESSMEN OPPOSE WAR
Washington, Nov. 9. Increased
open opposition to the administra
tion's national defense program by
Democrats was indicated today as a
result of refusal of Former Sec'y of
State Bryan and Democratic House
Leader Kitchin to endorse the plan.
From "the country" reports are
reaching here of threatened opposi
tion by other Democrats in congress.
Politicians are interested in rumors
that Representative Sherwood of
Ohio, father of the "dollar-a-day"
pension law, is planning to oppose
the preparedness program.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain split
Provisions up. Dec. wheat close,
NEW YORK STOCKS. Market
rallied from raids, leaving prices
Fair tonight and Wednesday, prob
ably becoming unsettled by Wednes
day night; rising temperature
Wednesday; gentle to moderate vari
able winds, shifting to southeasterly.
Temperature Monday: Highest, 66;