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THE PUBLIC FORUM
WHY HE PREFERS THE DAY
800K. The following is a crude at
tempt on my part to -specialize one
of the numerous reasons why. I pre
fer The Day Book to any other news
paper: "The Strap-Hangers' Pal"
A philosopher sat in a crowded car
Absorbed in his Day Book. I
Tried to read my "extra" in space
With many a weary sigb.
For a one-foot space in a "jitney"
When your shape is like Everett
Is no nice place for a minister's son
To search through the Trib for
Page- one I managed at last to read,
With an effort that left me sad.
A contortionist stunt, page twp ap
Twas a full-page dry goods "ad."
The philosopher noticed my plight
( and smiled
As he tossed me his Day Book; true
Twas a kindly hint to a friend in
So I'm passing it on to you.
For commuters may strenuously
labor to see
What their big sheet contains pro
But your little Day Book brings a
And exemplifies "brains versus
Fraternally yours Lou- M. Ma
ABOUT MOTHERS. It was with
pleasure I read your editorial on
"Mother Was Once Young." Many
articles appear in The Public Fo
rum which do not appeal to the bet
ter nature of woman, for they do not
always give due reverence to wom
anhood, wifehood and motherhood..
But I am glad to know these are not
your personal sentiments.
The fondest memories of child
hood are of the constant loving at
tention of -my dear mother. At that
time in life I cduld not comprehend
the mother love that entirely elimi
nated self-interest for her children.
I now understand to the fullest, for
I am a mother. -Could anything in
life give greater happiness than the
constant joys of mother love? How
it reflects God's far greater Father
And is there not, in the heart and
soul of every woman, though per
haps crushed by conditions or lack of
a chance to develop because of the
wrongs of her life, somewhere I say,
the true mother spirit A Mother.
SOME SMITH IDEAS. Here are
a few ideas I wish to convey to their
proper positions: Religion should be
discussed as well sexology and
other topics. Why should the sex
question be of any mpre importance
than any of the rest? We are all be
ings endowed with the same senses.
An almighty Creator saw fit to cre
ate man and woinan that they should
live and multiply and inherit the
earth which He preated large and
beautiful enough for all. Neither
man nor woman has a right fodown
each other,yet we find a large num
ber ever ready to take unto them
selves the power to rule and ruin the
entire kingdom of God.
Married life would be the only life
if man and woman could get to un
derstand that each had proper duties
to perform for their children's, the
world's and their own benefit If
fdlks were more just married life
would be a bliss, but, as it is it is
quite often a miss, a bungling fizz.
When folks eventually get to un
derstand the real substance of true
religion all evils will disappear like a
raw oyster down an oyster fiend's
throat Years ago it could be seen
by any one with the leasf. foresight
that the raising of the nrice of the