for that reason she tells the real,
If a married man gets into trouble
he generally commits a real crime,
not a misdemeanor. If a married man
with children finds his way behind
the. bars it is usually money troubles
that have placed him there.
But if any particular class of the
human family is a menace to the
rest, the bachelors are the guilty
ones. The reason for this is not hard
to find. A bachelor Is selfish. There
is no burden or responsibility on him.
Married men outnumber the bache
lors, bjit my records prove that nine
times out of ten the bachelors get
into trouble first
To decrease crime the bachelor
should be made to assume responsi
bility. If he will not marry, he
should be forced to pay a tax. A tax
on bachelors operating something
like our income tax would do a great
deal to lessen crime This tax should
also include married men who have
SUMMER FADS AND FASHIONS
By Betty Brown
The chintz hat and the rather wide
brimmed hat of striped silk are the
hammock girl's favorite millinery.
The brim of the summer hat does
not seem to know its own mind.
Wide on the left side, narrow on the
right; wide brim in back, narrow
brim in front That's the way it goes.
A hat with an even brim has no
standing at all in summer millinery.
The popularity of taffeta is ever
lasting. And what more desirable
frock for these wintery summer days
than one of taffeta with sleeves,
sleeveless and under bodice and
sleeves of organdie or chiffon.
Skirts still flare into billows of
The laced shoe is disappearing.
They button 'em now.
The handkerchief with the most
delicately colored border, pastel, blue
or orchid is the "hanky" the well
dressed hammock girl carries.
She is Virginia Pearson, famous
stage "vampire," and now a photo
play star. She was born in Louis
ville, Ky., and was city librarian until
Henry W. Savage gave her a chance
on the sag. After stock she starred
for two years with Robert Hilliard
as the vampire in "A Fool There
Was." She made her screen debut
with Vitagraph. She is now appear
ing in Fox photoplays.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
July 12, 1766. A Philadelphia
trading firm, -Baynton, Wharton &
Morgan, was at this time strongly -urging
Sir Wm. Johnson, colonial
superintendent of Indian affairs, to
lend his assistance to a colony pro
posed in Illinois.
Uncle Sol threw aside the letter he
was reading and uttered an exclama
tion of impatience.
"Doggone!" he cried. "Why can't
people be more explicit?"
"What's the matter, pa?" asked
Aunt Sue. ,
"This letter from home," Uncle
Sol answered, "says father fell out
of the old apple tree and broke a
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