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of views expressed by each. No one
need fear to have their children under
Again Mr. Tague speaks of nuns at
tending the Normal school.- Now if
there is any law to prevent nuns or
any sect from attending the Normal
school, let us go to Springfield at
once and have the law repealed. It
is not less education we want, but
more and more light, and the Normal
school is one place to get it. Open
its doors wide; its halls are too emp
ty now. Every seat should be filled
and calls for more room. When I see
any one seeking knowledge I mark
their course with joy.
We have heard Mr. Cochran in his
Day Book ever since its introduction
beg of us to be tolerant in religion
I know some Catholics who would
defend our schools against the intro
duction of any religious doctrine as
quickly as any Protestant Let us
try to be free and forget our religious
and racial differences and work for
the common good of all and we will
advance in leaps and bounds, where
now we stand still, struggling with
one man's hand raised against the
other. F. E. .
NO INDEPENDENT INITIATIVE.
No one thinks or acts inconsistent
ly or illogically. If we could take
every factor that went into any given
act of a person then, without doubt,
we would find that they interacted
with that person's mind or make-up
in such a way as to form the deci
sions which led him to act as he did.
In fact, the word "interaction" is one
of the most misunderstood words hr
Our very life is a series of inter
actions with elements to be assimi
lated by and identified with it, none
of which in reality take the initiative.
There is no independent initiative.
We stand fifty-fifty with environ
ment Neither is possible' without the
other both spell irresponsibility. The
fabric of life is fixed in pattern- from
eternity, and whoever thinks that his
acts are independent of and do not
fall in with and becomes part of that
pattern is consistent and logical even
if wrong. J. Jacobson.
THE KISS. According to Noah
Webster a kiss is a salute or caress
with the lips or an expression of af
fection. Most young men generally
kiss girls after escorting them home
from some place of enjoyment as
that is the only time they have to
show their affection. A man who ex
pects a kiss from a girl as a reward
thinks only of himself.
Why jump all over those who real
ly mean something by their oscula
OBSERVATIONS. The profit
making system needs crushing, for
earth is filled with misery through
monopolists controlling industrial ac
tivity. Ecclesiasticism is repulsive be
cause it favors the terrorizing of pro
ducers into submission.
Presidents are as needless as kings;
republics as unjust as monarchies.
There should be no poor for the
rich, to despise and no rich for the
poor to hate.
Constables sing about feasting with
the Son in heaven and ensnare oth
ers to throw suspicion from them
Man" does not exist to buy labor;
man does not exist to sell labor; man
exists to exert himself for his own
and the collective happiness.
Patriotism is not a noble trait foe- fit
cause it impedes the evolution of
mankind by glutting fields with hu
Democratic nations do not excel
autocratic empires; both stand upon
Capitalists favor organized force
because it maintains their arbitrary
He belongs to the jungle who, after
seeing brains scattered and blood