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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 17, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 25',
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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
sea a. pkokia st. Chicago, ill.
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In- Chi
cago, 30- cents a Month. Br 'Mail,
United States and Canada, $1.00 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914, at the postofflee at Chicago.
IlL. under the Act of March ,3. 1879.
RUSHING TO THE ALTAR. In
one case out of every four, in. divorce
actions in Massachusetts last year,
the plaintiff blamed a hasty decision
to marry as the cause of all the
In only one case out of every nine
heard in' the divorce court was in
temperance included in charges.
From this we gather that drunken
husbands are going out of style, and
that the old Bay State needs a law
that will tend to check the mad rush'
to the altar. v
In many states one may not marry
on the day the license is issued:
This is a good law.
How many marriage pacts are
made in a casual way we do not
know; but we do know that many a
woman has tied herself to a husband
whom she wouldn't consider serious
ly if she gave the matter calm -arid
And we know many a man who
has had a sudden rush of lovcto the
head (really a terribly common mal
ady) and has hurried hjs fair ina
morata off to an obliging parson or
an ever-ready justice of the peace.
The starry-eyed one murmurs
"yes" whilst she takes a swift survey
of her beloved's wallet from which
he extracts the marriage fee.
And the happy bridegroom, enjoy
ing what the novelists call the Su
preme Moment, stutters "yes" and
the game is on!
This marriage business is a serious
But you'd never realize it if you
listened to the testimony in divorce
suits and learned how easy it is to
take the plunge! .
Many a man and woman has de
cided it thus:
"Well, honey, will we go to the
movies this afternoon of get married?"
REPUTATION. Reputation Is
not one's accurate record of achieve
ments and failures, as it should be.
Reputation is what OTHER PEO
PLE think about you.
Reputation of 'an attractive sort is
sometimes difficult to build up; it
depends upon what scenery .you
have on hand, whether you have the
gift of gab.
People with "animal magnetism"
build perfectly good reputations
People without pulchritude have
to deliver theigoods.
' Bear this in mind as you strive to
improve your condition.
And your reputation is a regular
Old-Man-of-the-Sea, you - can't get
'away from it
. o o
THE V5JTOR. WHO
WONT 60 HOME.