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immunized, the customary cravings
being absent A defective will and
weakened inhibitory powers are di
rectly transmitted. M. H.
MILLIONS DEFECTIVE The in
consistency of the kept press and
regarding humanitarian justice and
Chrisian ethics is noticeable.
As an instance, the conspicuous
space in the newspapers regarding
the deformed Baby Bollinger affair,
and how shocked some of our leading
citizens declare themselves. They
talk of justice and. of God. If they
are not hypocrites and are interested
in humanity vlet them assist and not
hinder organizations that strive for
justice. Why notas much publicity
regarding the school chfldren and
their condition? One million have
flat feet, spinal curvature or other
moderate deformities, one million
have defective hearing, five million
have defects of vision, six millions
have adenoids or enlarged tonsils and
cervical glands needing attention,
ten millions have defective teeth in
terfering with general health, five
millions suffer from malnutrition, in
other words, starvation. In all, fif
teen million children, three-fourths
of the whole number, are in need of
There is plenty of medicine and
enough dictors willing to use it, but
the workers can't pay the expense of
a doctor. Wages are so low they
can't buy a decent living. Worry and
improper food mean an early grave.
Don't blame the doctor. There is
work for all to prolong life. Will our
public-spirited citizens perform the
operation, or will they let the school
children suffer from neglected
health? Chas. Johnson, 11353 Ste
phenson. KNOW THYSELF. Man with all
his boasted intelligence cannot keep
pace with nature, yet nature is sup
posed to work blindly. Nature oper
ates harmoniously with and through
her intelligence or the law, while man
ignores his God-given powers and
transgresses by disobedience the laws
of his being, which brings inevitable
condemnation and judgment, for the
law demands that every wrong be
righted, every debt paid. P. M.
WOMAN WANTS ACTION. I sim
ply must thank you for that editorial
about "Big Bill."
I am one of the women voters who
voted for him, and I believe that the
women's vote was a big factor in his
election. But the way he has acted,
or rather not acted, in this garment
workers' strike has rather knocked '
my confidence in him.
It is a shame and a disgrace that
those poor workers are not given a
living wage. I work and get $10 per
week, which is small enough to live
decently upon. My mother keeps
roomers and has a small income be
sides, and we merely live with what '
we need to eat and wear. How can a
girl live, or even attempt to live, on
$4 or perhaps less? It is about time
that the women and girls in this -city
stick together and demand a -living
wage for those who do not
I would like to head a list of
names in a monster petition asking
"our mayor" to do the right thing
in this case, and would be glad to
give all the time necessary to get
such a petition before him. If there -
are other women who feel as I do I
hope they will communicate with me. "
Miss Blanche Stohrer, 2145 S.
LET LABOR UNITE. I was pleas- '
ed to see your letter in The Day Book A
of Nov. 22 to the mayor. I hope he
will heed it, though I fear he will not '
Neither will Big Business. ''
As you publish The Day Book in
the interest of laboring people, can't
you write a letter to them, showing '
them that they should come to the ft
rescue of the garment workers. If 1
they will follow-, the example, oMha-sc