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homemade bread in which I also use
olive oil. I find olive oil bread more
nutritious than all the storage-house
meat of the universe. Cheese, maca
roni and spaghetti make a good,
healthy, substantial meal, providing
they are prepared right
I work hard from 6 a. m. to 11 p.
m., for I am in business and support
a family of three, and will say we are
all healthy and strong without the
use of meat. My advice to the pub
lic is to overcome the meat habit and
the price will soon be reduced. Mar
jorie L. Cuthbert.
may be said to comprise either over
indulgence in alcohol, tobacco or
food. Total abstainers are as a rule
gluttons and therefore hurt them
selves quite as much, if not more,
than were they to indulge moderate
ly in stimulants. Smoking to a mod
erate extent has the effect of quiet
ing the nervous system and at the
same time has a tendency to keep
the appetite within proper bounds.
There is quite as much intemper
ance practiced by advocates of total
abstinence by indulgence in articles
of diet, as well by their speech, as
there is by those who partake of
stimulants to excess, and a great
deal of mischief is created by their
vituperative remarks upon a subject
which ought to be left to every man's
good sense. Leon Pescheret.
LIQUOR AND THE DEATH RATE.
Health Com'r Robertson's esti
mate of 25 deaths per day in Chicago
due to alcoholic beverages falls con
siderably below the figures I obtain
in making a statistical study of our
local death records for the past five
My forecast shows that the deaths
in Chicago for 1916 from disease
caused directly by wrong-living hab
its (diet, drink, exercise, ventilation,
occupation, poverty, wealth, wrong
education, etc.) will be 24,200, of
which 15,840 wjll be alcoholics
about 43 per day. Parker H. Ser-combe.
OBSERVATIONS. Those are
'deadheads who postulate that the
church is an elevating agency; the
church honors creatures whose pas
sion for gain originates intolerable
situations for wage-slaves.
Uprightness is disregarded in busi
ness because trickery brings more A
cash than honest dealing. -
Ministers of religion are not en
emies of sin, for sin provides these
oily-tongued wheedlers with alimen
tation. Wanting in -patriotism implies
wanting in bloodthirstiness.
Pastors discourage thinking among
toilers because thinking develops in
A business establishment is a
ghastly place, for artisans' mental
and bodily faculties are wrecked
therein for capitalists' betterment.
The struggle for wealth needs ex
terminating because it prevents the
attainability of uprightness by forc
ing mortal into antagonism.
Regarding holy writ otherwise
than as a human production is in
consistent with reason.
Let the holders of property con
tribute their quota toward the
world's labor; no able-bodied man
can morally claim exemption from
Clerics defend private ownership
because the church controls enor
Saluting a naval or a military
officer is a display of servility.
Toilers who do not impeach the
competitive system are not distin
guished for acumen; capitalism al
lows monopolists' children to have
their organism highly trained and
obliges producers' children to pursue
toilsome occupations before their
constitution is formed.' Jupiter.
Neglected adenoids and defective
teeth in childhood menace adult