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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 14, 1911, Image 12

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tammeifts will give these young
people a clean, decent substitute
for the dance hall; take them off
the streets at night, and keep
them from the questionable pic
ture shows.
Last year we tried the experi
ment in two schools, and met
with great success. This winter
11 buildings' will be opened', with
more to follow. While there will
be two-steps and waltzes for the
young people who demand them,
an effort will be made to intro
duce folk, dances, which, are real
ly very beautiful and entirely
harmless; also they promote a
greater degree of sociability.
But we are not setting out to
reform the children. We are go
ing to let them have a good time,
in a decent, respectable manner.
o o
By W. C. Cotton, M. D. -
The "grapeseed" theory of
appendicitis ias been exploded. It
is true that grape seeds have been
known to lodge in the appendix,
but so have all otiier forms of
Grape seeds cause their share
of appendicitis and no more. So
if you like grapes don't hesitate to
eat them because of any morbid
fear of appendicitis. For. you
wont be any more apt to have it
if you eat grapes 'than if you eat
And grape seeds are "jrougljen
ing," which you need to promote
good digestion, just as a horse
needs hay.
John F.Hill.
Former governor of Maine, se
lected by Jthe "old guard" to
chairman the Republican national
that you haven't heard this one:
"I strove with none, for none was
worth my strife;
Nature I loved, and, next to
Nature, art;
I warmed both hands before the"
fire of life ;
It sinks, Vand-I am readv to de-
You can always tell whether or
not she is an old maid by choice
by simply sampling her-coffee, v

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