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In calling on a girl in her home that
worksfor rightliving for purity,
and for putting thoughts of decency,
marriage and a home of his own into'
a young man's head.
The homeless girl, -who has no
proper place to receive her would-be
lover, is almost "public property. He
who can get her may have her.
You may say what you please, you
dear protected women, whose
daughters have every possible en
couragement to begin their life
work which is marriage dining at
restaurants, clasping hands at the
aters, sitting close beside each other
in taxicabs or street cars, does not
make a man think of home and
A girl who accepts the attention of
a man in the promiscuous places
where the girl without a home must
accept them always takes a great
I told my friend, the bond sales
man, that I only could boast of a hall
bedroom and so had no place to re
ceive him. He seemed much cast
down, but immediately brightened
up and said: "Let's go to a movie
"All right," I said.
The picture depicted the old, old
story. Almost unconsciously we drew
nearer together. His arm stole
around my waist. I confess I "cud
dled up a little closer." .
A woman policeman clapped her
hand on my shoulder and said: "This
is no place for you and that man be
side you; get out of here or I will ar
"Where shall I go?"
"Why, home, of course."
"But I have no home," I said.
"Then be chary of letting any
man make love to you. They never
mean right to the homeless girl."
"But this man does," I exclaimed,
turning to Billie but Billie had
gone. He could not stand being held
up by the police.
I never saw him -again.
(More of Miss G 's experiences
trying to -be courted, - in The Day
' O 0
HERE'S THE MAN WHQ SAYS
MUSIC-CAN BE TASTED
ROBERT W. STEVENS.
Stevens is the man who says music
can be .tasted. He is director of mus
ic at the 'University of Chicago.
Notes from the flute are like sug
ar; the clarinet hke grapefruit; the
piano like clear water; the violin like
claret, and the saxaphone like but
termilk, he 'says.
Chopin is luscious fruit, while Gil
bert and Sullivan are prunes! Bach,
Stevens-flnds, is oatmeal, while Ir
ving Berlin is a "pgnny all-day
TODAY IN'ILLINOIS HISTORY
Aug. 21, 1787. Brigadier General
Harmar, commander of U. S. troops
in the Old Northwest, was enter
tained byjCruzat, the Spanish com-mandantiatgt.-I:oajst