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THE DAY -BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 8. PKORIA ST. CUIOAU0, HJ
leiepnQneS circulaUon, Monroe 3i2e.
SUBSCRIPTION-By Carrier In Chi
cago. 30 cents a Month. Rv -lull.
United States and Canada, 3 00
Entered as second-class matter AnU
21, lull, at IBB pupiuiuvc at nuAtfut
111 , under the Act of March 3, Ui J
the child is and the farther from the
I eugenics standard, the more love-
and-jcare It is bound to get-
Thus nature works witn man
and he ought to be thankful for it!
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Positively no truth in. the "report
that Villa is wearing a big, flowing-
rbeard-In a country so infested- by
fleas as Mexico a flowing beam
would be fatal in two days.
FOSTER - PARENTS' ADVAN
TAGE. The mayor of Cleveland and
his wife are planning to adopt a lit
tle boy. Tle small candidate is "Un
der observation." Two doctors will
report upon the child's physical con
dition. Before Finley J. Shepard and his
wife, formerly Helen Gould, decided
to take "John Doe, No. 104" to their
home and hearts, the boy was put
through the most scientific physical
and mental tests.
Some ways foster-parents seem to
have an advantage over natural par
ents. The former can pick and
choose a boy or a girl, blue or gray
eyed, at jSleasure while the latter
must accept whatever nature sends1
but show us the parent that would
exchange his own offspring, however
homely, for the most beautiful baby
in the world.
Here is ground, obviously, for an
other eugenics sermon on uie ne
cessity of seeing that children are
born under such good conditions that
they will be marvels of beauty and
Perhaps, some day, man will work
with nature so.
Meanwhile, in the good old unsci
entific way, natural parents will hunt
for the best points of their own, just
average offspring, and the weaker
Think of the Prohibition party
losing its standing in Maine because
it cast qnly 460 votes.
DIDN'T FEAZE HIM
"Bang!" went the rifles at the ma
neuvers "Oo-oo!" scftamed the
pretty girl a nice, decorous, sur
prised little scream. She stepped
backwards Into the arms of a young
"Cm!" said she blushing "J. was
frightened by the rifles. I beg your
"Not at all," said the young man.
Let's gor over and watch the artil- x
lery." Pickings (London).
TO MAKE THEIR OWN
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